Aaron Alva is a technologist and tech advisor at the Federal Trade Commission. At the FTC, he advises the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection and case teams on a variety of technology issues including data minimization and deletion, multifactor authentication, health privacy, and ad tech. Before the FTC, Aaron conducted research on a variety of topics ranging from cloud forensics to digital evidence admissibility to surgical robotics security. He is also a recipient of the NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for service for his joint Masters in Information Management and J.D. at the University of Washington.