Executive Director - Information Risk and Synthetic Intelligence Research Initiative
University of Washington - APL
Scott David, J.D., LL.M., is the Executive Director - Information Risk and Synthetic Intelligence Research Initiative (IRSIRI) at the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory and was formerly the Executive Director of the Law, Technology and Arts Group at UW School of Law. Scott recently joined KuppingerCole as a Fellow Analyst. Scott is an active member of the Accountability Expert Group of the IEEE Ethics Certification Program for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (IEEE ECPAIS) and serves on the advisory board of the Active Inference Institute.
Prior to joining the University of Washington, Scott worked as an attorney for 30 years focused on counseling commercial and governmental entities worldwide in the structures and transactions of technology and business networks with an emphasis on online commerce, data security, privacy, digital risk, standard setting, and emerging intangibles value propositions. Scott was a partner at K&L Gates (formerly Preston, Gates & Ellis) from 1992 to 2012. Prior to joining K&L Gates, he was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.