Harvard Law School

Faculty Disclosures re: Related Outside Interests and Activities

Name: Yochai Benkler

Institution: Harvard Law School

HLS Title: Professor of Law

The faculty member above engages from time to time in outside activities, some of which are compensated, some of which are ongoing, and also has outside financial interests that may relate to his/her scholarly activities. The disclosures below are intended to provide interested parties information about potential conflicts of interest during the relevant period that might exist between the faculty member's scholarly and teaching activities, on the one hand, and his/her outside activities, on the other hand.
Client/Interest Role/Interest Issue/Matter Dates
Fight for the Future Board August 2014 - ongoing
Freedombox Foundation Board June 2013 - ongoing
Open Society Foundations, U.S. Programs Board February 2012 - ongoing
Compensated Professional Lectures Talk or publication I give public lectures, some pro bono, some for honoraria. I gave a talk on open innovation to an event organized by Deutsche Telekom in June of 2013. July 2011 - ongoing
Kaltura Direct Equity Interest Member of advisory board at startup. January 2018 - January 2028
Chelsea Manning Expert / Consultant I was an expert witness at the trial of Pvt Chelsea Manning related to leaking materials to Wikieaks in early 2010. I had earlier organized a letter of protest by academics regarding Pvt Manning's pre-trial detention conditions in Quantico. March 2012 - July 2013

Last Updated: July 28, 2018