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Michael Samway

Georgetown University
Adjunct Professor, Master of Science in Foreign Service Program
Michael Samway is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in the Master of
Science in Foreign Service Program where he also leads an initiative on business, human
rights and technology. He's also a former visiting scholar at NYU business school where
he focused on digital surveillance and online expression issues. Michael spent ten years
at Yahoo! where he was a vice president and deputy general counsel, led the international
legal team, founded Yahoo!'s Business & Human Rights Program and was a founding
board member of the Global Network Initiative. Prior to that he practiced corporate and
securities law at White & Case in the Latin America Practice Group. Michael received
his BSFS/MSFS from Georgetown in 1991, was a Fulbright scholar in Chile, and
received his JD/LLM from Duke Law School in 1996. He has published commentary on
law, business, human rights and technology and has testified before Congress on Internet

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