Timothy Libert

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Timothy Libert is a Staff Privacy Engineer at Google where he manages several internal-facing privacy policies and related compliance tasks. Immediately prior to Google he was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of webXray, a member of faculty at Carnegie Mellon University's Privacy Engineering MSIT program, and a researcher at CMU's CyLab. During this time, he consulted extensively with national- and state-level privacy regulators and civil litigants in high-profile data protections suits.

Hundreds of news articles, in a variety of languages and countries, have covered his research on privacy in the realms of personal health, sexuality, and news media. He has been interviewed by National Public Radio's All Things Considered, Good Morning America, and other prominent media outlets. 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.

He has published peer-reviewed research 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.

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