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Officials: Board of Directors

2019 - 2020 President, Responsible AI Editor & Author, and AI Committee Member

Charles Morgan

Canada / Montréal
McCarthy Tétrault LLP


A nationally recognized leader in technology law, Charles brings deep understanding of disruptive technologies, providing practical advice to help clients fully exploit the promise of innovative solutions while managing risk.

Charles is the co-leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Information Technology Law Group, which was selected as “Technology Law Firm of the Year” by Chamber’s Canada in 2019. He is also co-leader of the firm’s national Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection Group and a member of the Financial Technology (Fintech) group. Charles’ practice is focused on advising many of our firm’s largest clients on their most complex commercial transactions involving IT outsourcing, systems integration, cloud, financial technologies, data security, data monetization, privacy, licensing, e-commerce and telecommunications. A recognized thought-leader, Charles provides practical advice and protects clients against a broad range of risks in a manner that allows them to continue to innovate and meet the needs of their customer base.

Charles has extensive international experience. As President of the International Technology Lawyers Association (ITechLaw), he has developed a network of trusted correspondent counsel that allow him to provide seamless client service around the globe, alerting his clients to new developments and helping them to manage risks worldwide.

High-resolution image of Charles Morgan and full biography available on the McCarthy Tétrault webpage


Gabriela Kennedy

Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
Treasurer, Responsible AI Author, AI Committee Member

Michael Peeters

United Kingdom / Leeds
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Executive Committee Secretary

Peter Ruby

Canada / Toronto
Goodmans LLP
Assistant Secretary

Laura Liguori

Italy / Rome
Portolano Cavallo
Christian Frank
Immediate Past President and Responsible AI Author

Christian Frank

Germany / Munich
Taylor Wessing
Chair, Artificial Intelligence Committee

John Buyers

United Kingdom / London
Osborne Clarke
AI Committee Member

Eliane de Vilder

Netherlands / Amsterdam
Brinkhof N.V.
I-WIN Committee Co-Chair

Hélène Deschamps Marquis

Canada / Montreal
Deloitte Legal
Past Chair, Latin America Membership Committee

Diego Fernández

Argentina / Buenos Aires
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Jessica Franken

United States / Milwaukee
Marquette University
Committee Member, Global Technology Law Summit

Eva Fredrikson

Sweden / Stockholm
Co-Chair, Interactive Entertainment and Media Committee

Doron Goldstein

United States / New York
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Co-Chair, Dispute Resolution Committee

Clara-Ann Gordon

Switzerland / Zurich
Niederer Kraft Frey
Committee Member, Global Technology Law Summit

Dean Harvey

United States / Dallas
Perkins Coie
Asia-Pac Vice Chair & Singapore Conference Chair

Sheena Jacob

CMS Holborn Asia
Committee Member, Global Technology Law Summit

Julia Jacobson

United States / Boston
Arent Fox

Charles Mudd

United States / Chicago
Mudd Law Offices
Co-Chair, 2021 India International Virtual Summit

Nikhil Narendran

India / Bangalore
AI Committee Member

Renato Opice Blum

Brazil / Sao Paulo
Opice Blum Attorneys at Law
Author, Responsible AI

Julian Potter

United Kingdom / London
WP Thompson
Conference Vice-Chair

Barbara Sartori

Italy / Padua
CBA Studio Legale e Tributario
Conference Chair

Dov Scherzer

United States / New York
Vice-Chair, European Conferences

Jürg Schneider

Switzerland / Zurich
Walder Wyss Ltd.
Past Chair Young Lawyers' Committee

Philipp Schröder-Ringe

Germany / Berlin
Härting Rechtsanwälte
Vice Chair, Oversight Committee

Priti Suri

India / New Delhi
Chair, North America Conferences

Anne Sutton

United States / Chicago
Sidley Austin
Past Chair, Dispute Resolution Committee

Thomas Thalhofer

Germany / Munich
Noerr LLP

Dimitri Timmer


Anne-Laure Villedieu

France / Neuilly-sur-Seine
Managing Director

Michelle Goldberg, CAE

United States
ITechLaw Association