Dylan Gilbert


National Institute of Standards and Technology

Privacy Policy Advisor, Privacy Framework Lead

Dylan Gilbert is a Privacy Policy Advisor with the Privacy Engineering Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce. In this role, he advances the development of privacy engineering and risk management processes with a focus on the Privacy Framework and emerging technologies.  

Prior to joining NIST, he was Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge where he led and developed all aspects of the organization’s privacy advocacy. This included engagement with civil society coalitions, federal and state lawmakers, and a broad cross-section of external stakeholders on issues ranging from consumer IoT security to the development of comprehensive federal privacy legislation. He spent the early part of his career as a working musician and freelance writer in his native southern California. 

Dylan holds a B.A. in English from the College of William and Mary and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. 


Contributions by Dylan Gilbert

  • May the (Work)Force Be With You: The NIST Privacy Workforce Taxonomy
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2024
  • Privacy Superheroes: The Power of a Workforce Capable of Managing Privacy Risk
    Moderator at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Better Privacy through International Standards and Frameworks
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Privacy Impact Assessment Best Practices under the CCPA and GDPR
    Speaker at In-Person San Francisco KnowledgeNet: April 25, 2023
  • Help Wanted:Growing a Workforce for Managing Privacy Risk, Roundtable Discussion
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
  • Join the Team! Insights from NIST's Privacy Workforce Public Working Group
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
  • NIST Privacy Framework
    Speaker at Virtual Seattle KnowledgeNet: September 10, 2021
  • Implementing the NIST Privacy Framework Version 1.0
    Speaker at Virtual Austin, Dallas and San Antonio KnowledgeNet: March 30, 2021