Associate Professor of Data Law and Artificial Intelligence at HEC Paris.
Co-director of the SMART Law Hub (Scientific Mathematical, Algorithmic, Risk and Technology driven law) at the DATA IA Institute, and director of the project Smart Contracts and Regulatory Technologies at the Cyberjustice Lab, University of Montreal (ACT).
He currently serve as Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Group (SIG) at the American Academy of Legal Studies in Business and as a Fellow of the Perelman Centre. David’s research analyses the transformations of law and regulation in the global and digital society with a special focus on the fields of privacy, finance, international business transactions and corporate social responsibility.
Michalis Vazirgiannis is a Professor at LIX, Ecole Polytechnique in France and leads the Data Science and Mining group (DaSciM).
Assistant Professor at HEC Paris and a Fellow at the Hi! Paris Center on Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Science, Business and Society.
His scholarly interests are in the fields of law and technology (particularly law and artificial intelligence and smart contracts), private law and international business transactions. His first book, entitled “Networks of Collaborative Contracts for Innovation”, has been published by Hart, in the context of the Series International Studies on the Theory of Private Law
He has published articles in law reviews and edited books across Europe, the United
States, Australia and Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Cambridge, a LL.M. from
Harvard Law School and a LL.B. from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.