Executive Certificate in Law, Policy & Technology

A Practitioner’s Guide to working in and with Tech Companies

This executive program will consist of a step-by-step practitioner's guide for legal professionals to break in and thrive in the tech industry.

The program will equip you with the practical knowledge and experiential skills needed to thrive and work in or with tech companies. As a deeply empirically grounded certification, this executive program will provide you with actionable insights, practical expertise and tools directly from experienced tech company professionals, global thought leaders and executives.

May 4th - July 6th, 2022
3 months
Wednesday and Thursday
Tuition Fees

Why this program?

The technology industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors on the market

According to reports, the tech industry is on a path to reach $5 trillion by the end of 2021. That would indicate a 4.2% growth trend, signifying a steady return to the sector’s pre-pandemic numbers. The US is the world’s most influential tech market, holding 33% of the total share—equivalent to 1.6 trillion dollars.

New and emerging technologies will boom the economy

Artificial intelligence is projected to add $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030. The Augmented Reality (AR) market will grow by a CAGR of 100% in the period of 2021–2025. The AR software and content market is projected to reach a total revenue of $20 billion in 2025.

Law Firms Need Tech-Savvy Lawyers

Law firms are increasingly looking for technology proficient lawyers who can keep abreast of technology and use it to enhance efficiency and quality of legal services.

New legal careers are unfolding as technology pervades society and shapes economies

Legal degrees and skills are in demand for a whole new suite of careers: Privacy manager, Legal operations, Project Manager, Ethicist, Responsible Innovation Lead, Public Policy associate

Academic Director

ProfileNorberto Andrade

Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics at Facebook

Norberto Andrade

Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics at Facebook

Norberto Andrade is a global public policy and tech regulation expert, as well as a legal scholar and researcher,  working at the intersection of law, governance, and new technologies.  He is Meta’s Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics; and creator and founder of Open Loop, a global experimental governance program that bridges the gap between tech and policy innovation.

With over 18 years of international experience in government, academia, regulatory agency, and corporate positions, Norberto de Andrade has held corporate roles in public policy and privacy at Mozilla and Workday, scientific research roles at the European Commission, and regulatory roles at the Portuguese National Authority for the Communications sector.

Norberto Andrade is also an Adjunct Professor at IE Law School and an Affiliated Scholar at Stanford Law School – Center for Internet & Society (CIS). Previously, Norberto was a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at UC Berkeley School of Law, where he worked at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (BCLT); a Legal Foresight Fellow at the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL, The Netherlands); and a Visiting Scholar at the Singapore Internet Research Centre (SiRC) of Nanyang Technological University. He has successfully published numerous academic articles, reports and book chapters in the field of Law and Technology.


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