How to Run an Engineering-Focused Privacy Program

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 11:00 am11:30 am

Giles Douglas


Getting engineering involved with the review and design of projects leads to better interactions. I will present how to make this successful from both a program and individual perspective.

Giles Douglas[node:field-speakers-institution]

Giles was the engineering lead for privacy review at Google for the last 2 years. He spent 14 years at Google, and led the internal payments team to scale and secure the system. He has worked on public facing internet websites since 1996.

Giles received a B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics from the University of Warwick in 1995.

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@inproceedings {238150,
author = {Giles Douglas},
title = {How to Run an {Engineering-Focused} Privacy Program},
booktitle = {2019 {USENIX} Conference on Privacy Engineering Practice and Respect ({PEPR} 19)},
year = {2019},
address = {Santa Clara, CA},
url = {},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = aug