Speaker Bio

Ed Walters is the CEO of Fastcase, a legal publishing company.  He also serves as an adjunct professor for the Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Tech – where he teaches the Law of Robots. His classes explore the frontiers of law governing intelligent agents, autonomous machines, drones, and robots.

As the CEO of Fastcase, Ed is responsible for managing the company’s strategic direction with a special emphasis on product development, finance, business development, and licensing. Before founding Fastcase, Ed worked at Covington & Burling, where he advised Microsoft, Merck, SmithKline, the Business Software Alliance, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League. His practice focused on corporate advisory work for software companies and sports leagues, and intellectual property litigation.