I'm the Head of Governance and Trust
at the World Economic Forum: Ask Me Anything!
ISACA Governance Community
|| Daniel Dobrygowski
24-28 April 2023
Daniel Dobrygowski is the Head of Governance and Trust for the World Economic Forum. He’s an attorney and educator with two decades of experience at the intersection of technology, law, and policy, and he oversees the Forum’s work relating to technology risk, corporate governance, and digital trust. One of the founders of the Forum’s Centre for Cybersecurity, Daniel has led efforts to understand and shape global technology and cybersecurity norms, law, regulation, and standards. He serves on the New York Cyber Task Force (convened by Columbia University), on the board of Karhana Global, a technology education organization, and as a past board member of the Cyber Risk Institute. He currently sits on ISACA’s Digital Trust Advisory Council. Daniel has been recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors in its NACD Directorship 100 as one of the most influential leaders in the corporate governance community.
Daniel holds an MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law where he was an editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and a BA from the Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to the Forum as a Global Leadership Fellow, Daniel practiced law in San Francisco and Washington, DC, counselling clients on antitrust/competition, consumer protection, and privacy matters in regulatory proceedings, investigations, and litigation. He has also worked extensively in the US on civil rights issues, including voter protection and election law.
His areas of research include technology risk, privacy, competition regulation, internet rights, elections, and corporate governance. Daniel shares his expertise on leadership, cyber risk, digital democracy, and digital trust in appearances online and in-person and his work has been featured by global think tanks as well as leading publications including Harvard Business Review, CNBC, and Wired. He also teaches as an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University on digital trust and cybersecurity topics.