Cameron Kerry


The Brookings Institution

Tisch Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Cameron F. Kerry is the first Ann R. and Andrew H. Tisch Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Governance Studies and the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings Institution and a visiting scholar with the MIT Media Lab, where his work focuses on information privacy and security and the digital economy. He is former General Counsel and Acting Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce, where he played a leadership role in privacy, cybersecurity, and the flow of information and technology across international borders.  He led development of consumer privacy policy expressed in the White House report on the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and, as part of the National Security Council “Deputy’s Committee” discussions on cybersecurity, had a hand in the policies that led to the NIST cybersecurity framework. He was also senior counsel at Sidley Austin as part of the firm’s global practice groups in Privacy, Security, and Information Law and in Trade Law.


Contributions by Cameron Kerry