Ben Wizner

Project Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Ben Wizner

Project Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Biography

Ben Wizner is the director of the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. For nearly 15 years, he has worked at the intersection of civil liberties and national security, litigating numerous cases involving airport security policies, government watch lists, surveillance practices, targeted killing, and torture. He appears regularly in the global media, has testified before Congress, and is an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law. Since July of 2013, he has been the principal legal advisor to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Ben is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law and was a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

All sessions by Ben Wizner

Surveillance and Privacy: Can They Coexist?

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Promenade Ballroom (Formerly Palm Court)