Lorena Jaume-Palasí

Founder, The Ethical Tech Society

Jaume-Palasí is founder and CEO of The Ethical Tech Society as well as co-founder of AlgorithmWatch and the IGF Academy. She researches the ethics of digitisation and automation and in this context also deals with legal philosophical questions. 2017 she was appointed by the Spanish government to the Council of the Wise on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data.

She is one of the 100 experts of the Cotec Foundation for her work on automation and ethics. She is also a Bucerius Fellow of the Zeit Foundation and co-founder of the Dynamic Coalition on Publicness of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Jaume-Palasí is a member of the advisory board of the Code Red initiative against mass surveillance.

Aditionally, she heads the secretariat of the German national section of the IGF as well as projects on Internet Governance in Asia and Africa. Jaume-Palasí is regularly consulted by international organisations, associations and governments. She has co-authored and edited various publications on internet governance and regularly writes on data protection, privacy and publicity, the common good and discrimination.