Matt Perault

Matt Perault

Director, Center on Science & Technology Policy

Associate Professor of the Practice

Matt Perault served as a director of public policy at Facebook. He led the company’s global public policy planning efforts on issues such as competition, law enforcement, and human rights and oversaw public policy for WhatsApp, Oculus, and Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research. Prior to joining Facebook, Matt was Counsel at the Congressional Oversight Panel. He previously worked as a consultant at the World Bank and served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Matt holds a law degree from Harvard Law School, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Brown University.

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About the Center for Science & Technology Policy

Center Launch Press Release

Sanford School for Public Policy Feature Story

Recent Op-eds

Four Ways to Fix Social Media’s Political Ads Problem — Without Banning Them – New York Times

Doing Business in China: What the NBA Can Learn from Big Tech – Lawfare

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