Public Policy Director, Facebook (Festival Underwriter)
Matt Perault is a director of public policy at Facebook. He has led the company’s global public policy planning efforts on issues such as law enforcement and human rights, and oversaw public policy for WhatsApp, Oculus, and Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research. 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.