Timothy Libert

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Timothy Libert is a privacy engineer working in the Privacy and Data Protection Office of a large advertising company. Previously, he was a faculty member in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University where he taught in the Privacy Engineering program. His academic research focused on large-scale quantitative measurement of the societal impacts of privacy-compromising information flows on the web, particularly in the health sector. He has published in The Web Conference (WWW), Web Science, New Media and Society, The Communications of the ACM, The BMJ (British Medical Journal), Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and other venues. His research has received international press coverage, he has been interviewed by National Public Radio's All Things Considered, Good Morning America, and other outlets, and he has written editorials in The New York Times, The Guardian, and STAT. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and has previously held research positions at the University of Oxford, Central European University, and the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society.

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