Julie Brill leads Microsoft’s legal, regulatory and policy initiatives on privacy, data protection, internet governance, and much more. Julie spearheads Microsoft’s preparations for European General Data Protection Regulation, as well as other privacy and regulatory mandates around the globe. From 2016-2017, Julie was Partner and Co-Director of the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice at Hogan Lovells, a global law firm. Her privacy and cybersecurity team was named the top privacy practice in 2017 by Chambers. National Law Journal named Julie a “Cybersecurity Trailblazer” for her thought leadership on these issues. Nominated by President Obama and confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate, Julie served for six years as a Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. She was named the Commission’s most important voice on Internet privacy and data security issues, one of the top minds in online privacy, one of top four U.S. government players leading the data privacy debate, and a game-changer. Julie was also named Privacy Leader of the Year by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Keywords: Federal Trade Commission, privacy, data protection, online safety, internet governance, artificial intelligence, state attorney general