Andrada Fiscutean is a technology journalist and radio news editor. She writes about hackers, nation-state malware, women in tech, and startups and companies based in Eastern Europe. Her stories have appeared in Ars Technica, WIRED, Vice Motherboard, ZDNet, The Outline and more. Passionate about the history of technology in Eastern Europe, Andrada owns several home computers made in the region, all of them clones of the British ZX Spectrum. She lives in Bucharest, Romania. You can follow her on Twitter @AFiscutean. Below is some of her writing:
Since 2015 Marit Hansen is the Data Protection Commissioner of Land Schleswig-Holstein and Chief of Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz (ULD; in English: Independent Centre for Privacy Protection). Before being appointed Data Protection Commissioner, she has been Deputy Commissioner for seven years. Within ULD she established the "Privacy Technology Projects” Division. Since her diploma in computer science in 1995 she has been working on privacy and security aspects. Her focus is on “data protection by design” and “data protection by default” from both the technical and the legal perspectives.
Elisa Celis is a Senior Research Scientist at the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL. Prior to joining EPFL, she worked as a Research Scientist at Xerox Research where she was the worldwide head of the Crowdsourcing and Human Computation research thrust. She received a B.Sci. degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Harvey Mudd College and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington. Her research focuses on studying social and economic questions that arise in the context of the Internet and her work spans multiple areas including fairness in AI/ML, social computing, online learning, network science, and mechanism design. She is the recipient of the Yahoo! Key Challenges Award and the China Theory Week Prize.