Kirsten Rulf is a Partner and Associate Director at The Boston Consulting Group, where she helps clients across Europe, the US, and the Middle East to implement Generative AI responsibly in effective governance structures. Until April 2023 she was the Head of Digital and Data Policy at the Federal Chancellery of Germany and senior advisor to former Chancellor Angela Merkel and then Chancellor Scholz. During her time at the Federal Chancellery, she was responsible for negotiating the upcoming EU legislative frameworks on digital transformation, among them the EU AI Act, Data Act, Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. Prior to her time in government, Kirsten Rulf taught AI and Compliance at Harvard Law School and was a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. She graduated as a McCloy Fellow with an MPP from Harvard Kennedy School in 2017. In addition to her work at BCG, Kirsten Rulf now also teaches digital transformation at Yale University and is a 2023 Tech Policy Fellow at the University of California Berkeley. In addition to her MPP from HKS, Kirsten Rulf holds two M.A. degrees from Oxford University and was a 2022 Yale World Fellow.
Events: Career Paths Beyond Sectors - Ways In and Out of the Public Sector (October 28), Land of the Free? Home of Bureaucracy? Building Transatlantic Environments for Innovation (October 28), Regulating AI (October 28)