Deeply passionate about the intersection of law and technology. Most in my element when I get to work on challenging problems with smart people. On a mission to encode legal access worldwide. If this is a passion, mission or interest you share, please feel free to contact me.
Founded and recruited a team for a legal technology company developing a decentralized platform for legal services delivery. Lead the development of the platform along with strategic plans, partnerships, outreach to investors and philanthropic foundations.
Conduct research in relation to legal informatics and the development of innovative technologies and tools to reduce transaction costs within the legal system. Coordinate the development of the legal technology community around CodeX, working with entrepreneurs, industry partners and academics working in the field.
Provided research and guidance on international and US legal matters, including privacy, intellectual property and commercial issues. Reviewing and drafting commercial agreements, and mapping and improving existing legal processes through automation.
Worked on the restructuring of the national and international operations of the company with business stakeholders, internal and external counsel.
Assisted with the development of curriculum and the teaching of the first Legal Technology and informatics course taught at Stanford Law School.
Advised national, multi-national and governmental organizations on data protection, telecom law, electronic payment, intellectual property issues, gambling legislation, online commerce, consumer protection and NATO procurement rules. Drafted and negotiated a wide range of commercial agreements for clients, such as general conditions, privacy policies, software licensing and development contracts, IT outsourcing contracts, service contracts, etc.
Worked on studies commissioned by the European Commission (DG Information Society, DG Health and Consumers and DG Research) involving a wide variety of legal instruments related to the information society. Performed extensive research on net neutrality, cybercrime and privacy issues, and drafted policymaking recommendations.
The annual Fastcase 50 award recognizes the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law.
Selected as one of 30 of the best and boldest young leaders, entrepreneurs, creators and thinkers in the Law and Policy category of the annual Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Received a personal grant from the Shuttleworth Foundation in support of the execution of innovative ideas that have the potential to lead to systemic social change.
Received a full merit-based scholarship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation to pursue studies in the field of law at Stanford University.