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Waide Warner is Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Senior Advisor at the CyberLaw Clinic of Harvard Law School and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Senior Advisor to The Rockefeller Foundation, President of the Post Road Foundation, and a Senior Counsel of Davis Polk & Wardwell, an international law firm based in New York.

As a Davis Polk Partner for more than 25 years, he lead the Project Finance Group, participating in a wide range of U.S. and international financings, restructurings, joint ventures and public/private partnerships in the transportation, telecommunications and energy sectors in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. He has also advised on a number of transnational infrastructure projects, including privately financed undersea fiber optic cables across the Atlantic and the Pacific.

Projects & Tools

Responsive Communities

Responsive Communities addresses issues of social justice, civil liberties, and economic development involving Internet access and government use of data. More


Apr 20, 2016

WiredWest: a Cooperative of Municipalities Forms to Build a Fiber Optic Network

Western Massachusetts Towns Create a New Model for Last-Mile Connectivity, but a State Agency Delays Approval and Funding

A new case study from the Berkman Center's Municipal Fiber Initiative profiles a group of Western Massachusetts towns who have created a new model for last-mile connectivity. More

Jul 8, 2015

Holyoke: A Massachusetts Municipal Light Plant Seizes Internet Access Business Opportunities

Holyoke Gas & Electric’s telecom division provides high-speed Internet access to local businesses and public agencies, bringing in revenue and profits while aiding in local… More