Greg McMullen is a lawyer, internet advocate, and Chief Policy Officer at BigchainDB, where he built the framework for the IPDB Foundation and helped bring together its founding caretakers. He is a leading member of the COALA IP working group and co-authored the COALA IP specification and policy paper.

Before joining BigchainDB and IPDB, he was a litigator at one of Canada’s top class actions law firms, where he worked on class actions involving privacy, copyright, competition law and price fixing conspiracies. He served on the board of directors at the BC Civil Liberties Association, Canada’s largest civil liberties organization, and authored the BCCLA’s guide to privacy and security when crossing borders with electronic devices.