Hugo Zylberberg

Hugo Zylberberg is a Cyber Fellow at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, in charge of coordinating the programs on Cybersecurity, Internet Governance and the Digital Economy. He is also a member of the Research Center Values and Policies of Personal Data at the Institut Mines-Telecom in Paris. His topics of interest revolve around the geopolitics of cyberspace from a technical, economic and political perspective.

Hugo graduated with a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and with a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science from the Ecole polytechnique. He worked as a business developer for Linagora, an open source software company and co-founded The Future Society, an organization aiming to raise awareness about the technologies that fundamentally transform the way we live.

Hugo has co-authored reports and articles including ‘Cyber Security Capacity Building: Developing Access’ with Alexander Klimburg, ‘A purpose-based taxonomy of personal data in the Internet of things era: the example of wellness data’ with Claire Levallois-Barth as well as ‘A European Perspective on the Protection of Personal Data in Cyberspace: Explaining How the European Union is Redefining Ownership and Policies of Personal Data beyond National Borders’ with Nikolas Ott.


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