In August, Peter Swire will move
to the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, from his present
position as the C. William O’Neill Professor of Law at the Ohio State
University. He currently co-chairs the Do Not Track standards process
of the W3C.
Swire is Senior Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum and the Center
for American Progress, and Policy Fellow at the Center for Democracy
Under President Clinton, Swire served as Chief Counselor for Privacy in
the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, the only person to date to
there included being White House coordinator for the HIPAA medical
privacy rule and chairing a White House working group on how to update
wiretap laws for the Internet.
In 2009 and 2010 Swire served as
Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy, serving in
the National Economic Council with Lawrence Summers.