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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.


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.

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…



Waide Warner on the state of Internet connectivity in Massachusetts

Listen to the BKC affiliate on "In it Together" from WGBH

Apr 29, 2020