Prof. Kenneth A. Bamberger
Kenneth A. Bamberger is The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty co-director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (BCLT). He is also academic director of the TAU-Berkeley Executive LL.M. Program.
Bamberger is an expert on technology, government regulation, and corporate compliance. His current work addresses platform governance (including content moderation and platform market power); the procurement and use of AI and technology systems by governments; the use of cryptography to supplement legal efforts to protect privacy and confidentiality; and Jewish Law’s insights for the big data age.
Bamberger’s work has been recognized five times by the Future of Privacy Forum’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award, and he and his co-author, Deirdre Mulligan, were awarded the Privacy Leadership Award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals for their book, Privacy on the Ground: Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe.
Bamberger graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was President of the Harvard Law Review. Before coming to Berkeley Law, he clerked for federal appeals court Judge Amalya L. Kearse and U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter, served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the United States Solicitor General, and was an associate, and then counsel, at the Wilmer Hale firm in Washington, D.C.