Samm Sacks

Organisation: Yale Law School (US)

Samm Sacks is a Cyber Policy Fellow at New America and a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center. Her research examines China’s information and communications technology (ICT) policies, with a focus on China’s cybersecurity regime and the geopolitics of data privacy and cross-border data flows. She has worked as an analyst of China’s technology policies for the last decade, both in the private sector (at Siemens and Eurasia Group) and as a linguist and analysts with the national security community. Her writings have appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, MIT Tech Review, Slate, and she has testified numerous times before Congress. She speaks and reads Mandarin.