Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Law Enforcement and Surveillance in the Social Media Era: A Conversation with Matt Perault '02, Head of Global Policy Development at Facebook

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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Matt Perault '02 is the head of global policy development at Facebook, where he helps to develop the company’s positions on global public policy issues.  He also serves as head of policy at WhatsApp.  Prior to joining Facebook, Matt was Counsel at the Congressional Oversight Panel. He previously worked as a consultant at the World Bank and served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Matt holds a law degree from Harvard Law School, a Master's degree in Public Policy from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, and a Bachelor's degree in political science from Brown University. 

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