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Matthew Perault

Director, Center on Science & Technology Policy, Duke University; former director of public policy at Facebook

Matt Perault, member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advistory Council, served as a director of public policy at Facebook. He led the company’s global public policy planning efforts on issues such as competition, law enforcement, and human rights and oversaw public policy for WhatsApp, Oculus and Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research.

Prior to joining Facebook, Mr. Perault 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.

Mr. Perault 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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