Innovations in information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) ranging from microlending platforms to GIS mapping initiatives to consumer-rewarding mobile technology platforms are redefining the “business” of economic development. This panel will explore how legal frameworks related to intellectual property rights, finance and money transfer, and privacy are impacting sustainable economic development, particularly in emerging markets.
Tom Koutsky, Chief Policy Counsel, Connected Nation
Nuala O’Connor, President & CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology
Kevin Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School
Christopher Yoo, John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science; Director, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition