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Eran Kahana Appointed to Serve as Vice Chair of the Connectivity and Data Committee of the Minnesota Connected and Automated Vehicle Innovation Alliance

August 18, 2020

Eran Kahana, attorney in Maslon's Corporate & Security and Technology, IP & Media Groups, has been appointed to serve as the vice chair of the Connectivity and Data Committee for the Minnesota Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) Innovation Alliance. Established in May 2020 by Governor Tim Walz's Advisory Council on CAV, the CAV Innovation Alliance is comprised of five committees who coordinate and prioritize activities in: Safety and Law Enforcement, Connectivity and Data, Infrastructure Investment, Labor and Workforce Development, and Outreach &and Education. The CAV Innovation Alliance is made up of members from broad range of industries, including representatives from universities and technical colleges, private industry, non-profits, and government.

To learn more, go to: Minnesota Department of Transportation, Connected and Automated Vehicles.

Eran is an experienced attorney concentrating his practice on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and intellectual property law. He counsels clients on a wide variety of matters related to cybersecurity, privacy, technology law, artificial intelligence, trademarks, patents, and copyright issues.

In addition, Eran is a Fellow at Stanford Law School and a member of the advisory board of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Law Society. He also serves in a variety of cybersecurity thought-leadership roles in which he publishes and lectures on the intersect between the law and artificial intelligence and is the co-author of the book The Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines, a publication of the American Bar Association. Eran is a graduate of the FBI's Citizen Academy and works closely with the FBI, Department of Justice, Secret Service, and colleagues from the private and academic sectors to promote and sustain cybersecurity best practices. To that end, Eran serves as general counsel of InfraGard (Minnesota Chapter), a public-private sector organization affiliated with the FBI. He also serves on the Advisory Board of MN Cyber, an organization dedicated to position Minnesota as a national leader in cybersecurity.

Eran has been interviewed on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, privacy, and technology law for Bloomberg Law, BBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), KABC Radio, WCCO Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, Star Tribune,, Stanford University Radio, KZSU FM, Twin Cities Business magazine, and Quartz.


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