Professor Tanel Kerikmäe is Jean Monnet professor in European Law and director of Tallinn Law School at Tallinn University of Technology; a board member of several high-ranked law journals and an author of more than 150 articles and publications, Tanel is active as an expert for public and private institutions, international organizations and has been the key expert of EU in Central Asia. He has been contributing to the research of European law and policies and created a research group of law & tech that received significant funding from EU Commission (H2020, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence), NATO, Folke Bernadotte Academy, USAID, Estonian Research Council etc. He serves as a President of the Estonian branch of European Community Studies Association and has been teaching and supervising at several universities in and outside Europe, including the Baltic States. Currently, prof. Kerikmäe is responsible for several international projects and related to international research cooperation networks. Moreover, his expertise also includes the topics on EU legal policies, digital single market, automatisation, legal impediments to new technologies, and augmented and artificial intelligence in legal practice.