26 February - 1 March 2018

Press Zone Exhibitor Zone

Speakers

Amba Kak

Amba  Kak

Position

Tech Policy Fellow

Company

Mozilla Foundation

Description

Amba Kak  is a current Mozilla Tech Policy Fellow, former Google Policy Fellow, and a Rhodes Scholar. She is a researcher and policy consultant working at the intersection of technology, law and policy both in India, and globally. She has been published widely and most recently, presented on digital identity at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conference. With Mozilla, Amba is studying how India’s experience can inform global debates about privacy, digital identity, net-neutrality and other critical issues. Previously, she was a legal consultant at India’s National Institute of Public Finance & Policy, where she provided research inputs and policy advisory to governmental bodies, including the telecom regulator (TRAI).  Before that, at the Oxford Internet Institute she conducted research on user experience with zero-rated data plans in India. Her thesis was widely cited by stakeholders across the spectrum during the regulatory debate on Facebook FreeBasics.  She holds a degree in law from the National University of Juridical Science, Kolkata. She attended the University of Oxford on the Rhodes Scholarship, where she completed a Bachelors in Civil Law as well as a Masters at the Oxford Internet Institute.

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