Amba Kak

Director of Global Policy

Amba Kak is a policy expert with over a decade of experience in the field of technology-related regulation across multiple jurisdictions, advising policymakers, civil society organizations, and philanthropies.

She is currently Director of Global Policy at AI Now Institute at NYU, a fellow at the NYU School of Law and serves on the Strategy Advisory Committee of the Mozilla Foundation. Prior to NYU, Amba was the Global Policy Advisor at Mozilla, where she led the organization’s work in India and contributed to global policy fora on issues such as data protection, online content regulation, and network neutrality. Amba has also been the recipient of the Google Policy Fellowship and the Mozilla Tech Policy Fellowship which supported her research and advocacy in this field. She has published widely across academic and popular outlets, and her work has been featured in Nature, MIT Tech Review, Wired, among others. Trained as a lawyer, Amba received her BA LLB (Hons) from the National University of Juridical Sciences in India. She has a Masters in Law (BCL) and an MSc in the Social Science of the Internet at the University of Oxford which she attended as a Rhodes Scholar.