Keynote Speaker

Dana Rao 

General Counsel, Chief Trust Officer, and Executive Vice President, Legal, Security, and Policy - Adobe 

Dana Rao leads Adobe’s Legal, Security and Policy organization. As Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Trust Officer, he is charged with driving a unified strategy across these three teams that leverages technology, law, and policy to strengthen Adobe’s products, services, and reputation as a company that employees and customers around the world can trust.
Dana was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in June 2018. Over the course of his tenure, he has helped drive operational efficiency within the Legal and Policy teams, influenced and advocated for important social and public policies, and championed important initiatives to advance Adobe’s commitment to responsible innovation, such as Adobe’s AI Ethics program and the Content Authenticity Initiative.
Dana previously served as the VP of Intellectual Property and Litigation at Adobe for six years where he spearheaded strategic initiatives including the company’s litigation efforts, and its patent, trademark, and copyright portfolio strategies. Dana started his career as a patent attorney at Fenwick & West. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University and a J.D. from George Washington University.


Keynote Speaker

Leslie Pack Kaelbling 

Panasonic Professor of Computer Science and Engineering - MIT

Leslie Kaelbling is a Professor at MIT. She has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford, and was previously on the faculty at Brown University. She was the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Machine Learning Research. Her research agenda is to make intelligent robots using methods including estimation, learning, planning, and reasoning. She is not a robot.