Hiroki Habuka is a non-resident fellow with the Wadhwani Center for AI and Advanced Technologies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Mr. Habuka is a research professor at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Law and the CEO of Smart Governance Inc. He is a former deputy director for global digital governance at Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). While at METI, Mr. Habuka led several projects on digital governance, including artificial intelligence (AI), privacy protection, data security, and digital platform regulations. He served as a lead author on Japanese government white papers on agile governance issued by METI, "Governance Innovation” and “Agile Governance Update.” Mr. Habuka received a master’s degree in international economic law, business, and policy from Stanford Law School (LLM, Fulbright fellow), a juris doctor degree from the University of Tokyo School of Law (JD), and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law (LLB). Previously, he has worked at the World Trade Organization, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (a Japanese law firm), the Japanese Financial Services Agency, and McDermott Will & Emery (Paris). He was selected by the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Agile Governance and Apolitical as one of the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionizing Government (Agile 50).
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Commentary by Hiroki Habuka — June 6, 2023
Report by Hiroki Habuka — February 14, 2023