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IBA Global Showcase

25 Oct - 29 Oct 2021

Online, England

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Hiroki Habuka

Biography

Hiroki Habuka is a Deputy Director for Governance Strategy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan. He is an attorney at law admitted in Japan and New York State. Habuka is in charge of designing a new governance framework for digitalized society, including AI governance, privacy protection, data security, and digital platform regulatory policies. He served as a lead author for two reports published by METI, “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION: Redesigning Law and Architecture for Society 5.0” (2020) and “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION Ver.2: A Guide to Designing and Implementing Agile Governance” (2021). He received a master’s degree from Stanford Law School (LL.M., Fulbright Fellow), and a Juris Doctor’s degree from University of Tokyo Law School. He is teaching innovation governance in the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Public Policy as a visiting lecturer.

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