Despite its absence from the agenda of recent high-level EU-China meetings, cybersecurity and digital rights deserve attention at the highest level.
International Director of Policy at Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center
International Policy Fellow at Stanford University’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
President of the CyberPeace Institute
Before taking on her current roles, Marietje Schaake served as a Member of the European Parliament, where she led the ALDE team on the International Trade Committee and served as her party’s Spokesperson on transatlantic and digital trade. Furthermore, she founded the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda for Europe. Schaake was also part of the delegations to the US, Iran, and the Arabian Peninsular, and Chief Observer in the Election Mission in Kenya. She was featured by Politico as one of the 28 most influential Europeans in the “class of 2017”. Schaake graduated from the University of Amsterdam.