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Chris Riley is a global internet policy and technology scholar, currently working as the executive director of the nonprofit Data Transfer Initiative. Previously, Chris worked at the think tank R Street Institute, the Mozilla Corporation, and as an internet freedom program manager at the U.S. Department of State, among other positions. He has worked on tech policy in D.C. and San Francisco and managed teams based in those cities as well as Brussels, New Delhi, London, and Nairobi. Chris earned his bachelor’s in computer science from Wheeling Jesuit University, his Ph.D. in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from Yale Law School.