Kristian Stout, Associate Director at the International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE), has expertise in technology and innovation policy. As a technology professional and entrepreneur for over ten years, Kristian’s scholarship is influenced by a practical understanding of the challenges facing innovators in the modern economy. He works on policy areas that include intellectual property, antitrust, telecommunications, and Internet governance.

Kristian, a contributor to TheHill.com, and a fellow in the Internet Law & Policy Foundry, has previously been a lecturer in the computer science department of Rutgers University, is frequently invited to speak on law and technology topics, and has been published in law journals and legal treatises. Kristian is an attorney licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is counsel at A&S Technologies, a software services firm, is a member of the NJ State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, and sits on the boards of CodedByKids, a nonprofit organization that provides STEM education to underprivileged children and the New Jersey Leadership Program, a nonprofit devoted to helping South Asian youth gain practical experience in politics and policy.

Kristian graduated magna cum laude from the Rutgers University School of law, served on the editorial board of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, and was additionally awarded a Governor’s Executive Fellowship from the Eagleton Institute of Politics.