Dr. Maritza Johnson

Dr. Maritza Johnson aims to make it simpler for people to enjoy technological advancements in a way that aligns with their preferences for how their data is collected and used. Her current focus is on shaping how organizations design and deploy data systems.  She’s an expert on human-centered security and privacy, and her industry experience includes working as a user experience researcher on identity, security, and privacy at Google, and as a technical privacy manager at Facebook. She completed her PhD at Columbia University and wrote her dissertation on end-user access control, including researching whether people can correctly manage their Facebook privacy settings.

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