Speaker Profile

Andrew McLaughlin


Andrew McLaughlin is VP of Tumblr, based in New York City. He serves on the boards of directors of Access, the Sunlight Foundation, Code for America, and Public Knowledge. In 2011, Andrew served as executive director of Civic Commons, and a Lecturer in Law at Stanford, teaching "Freedom of Speech in a Digitally Interconnected World". From 2009-2011, Andrew McLaughlin served a member of President Obama's White House staff as Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States. From 2004-2009, Andrew was Director of Global Public Policy at Google. Andrew holds a B.A. from Yale University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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