Stacey King is an executive with over 20 years of experience in digital strategy, business transformation, development, and policy. She currently runs an Amazon subsidiary that incubates future-focused technologies. Stacey has a keen interest in transformative digital technologies and their impact on larger society – from economies to labor to laws to individual rights.
In previous lives, she acted as digital and intellectual property counsel in the United Kingdom for a luxury goods company, and as counsel at law firms in the United States. Stacey worked at a not-for-profit organization in the mid-1990s, focused on privacy and free speech policies and the emerging world wide web, and with a firm representing prisoners on human rights issues.
She holds a Masters-level Post-Graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from the University of Oxford, a Juris Doctor degree from the American University, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Human Rights from Hampshire College. She served as an adjunct Professor of Law at a Washington, D.C. law school, and has served on several international trade associations’ and a non-profit art organization’s Boards of Directors.
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