Omer Tene

Omer Tene

Omer Tene is Managing Director of Tene & Associates and an Associate Professor at the College of Management School of Law, Rishon Le Zion, Israel. He is a Visiting Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology and the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law, and Israeli Law, Economy and Society; an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society; and a Senior Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum.

He is an attorney admitted to the Bar in New York and in Israel and consults the Israeli government, data protection authority and private sector businesses on privacy, data protection and law and technology issues.

He was appointed by the Minister of Justice as Member of the National Privacy Protection Council and is a member of the advisory board of the Future of Privacy Forum; European advisory board of IAPP; and Editorial Board of International Data Privacy Law (IDPL). He headed the Steering Committee for the 32nd annual conference of privacy and data protection commissioners.

He is a graduate of the JSD and LL.M. programs at NYU School of Law and received an MBA degree from INSEAD as well as LL.M. and LL.B. degrees from Tel Aviv University. Omer Tene was an associate at the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton and at the Paris office of Fried Frank and a Senior Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London, where he directed the Data Protection Group. He published articles in English, Hebrew and French on privacy and data protection, corporate bankruptcy and comparative financial regulation.

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