Elizabeth M. Renieris

Elizabeth M. Renieris is a professor of technology ethics at the University of Notre Dame, where she is also the founding director of the Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab. She is also a senior research associate at Oxford’s Institute for Ethics in AI, a technology and human rights fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, a practitioner fellow at Stanford’s Digital Civil Society Lab, and an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

Renieris is a data protection and privacy expert (CIPP/E, CIPP/US) whose work is focused on cross-border data governance frameworks, as well as the ethical challenges and human rights implications of digital identity, AI, blockchain, and other new and advanced technologies.

As the founder and CEO of Hackylawyer, a consultancy focused on law and policy engineering, Renieris advised the World Bank, the U.K. Parliament, the European Commission, and a variety of international and nongovernmental organizations. She is also working on a book about the future of data governance through MIT Press.

Renieris holds a Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics, a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University, and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. Explore Renieris’s work with MIT SMR below.

Elizabeth Renieris

Elizabeth M. Renieris

Professor of technology ethics, University of Notre Dame

Guest editor, MIT Sloan Management Review

Elizabeth Renieris at MIT SMR