Norman Sadeh, CIPT


Carnegie Mellon University

Professor, Co-Director, Privacy Engineering Program

Norman Sadeh is a Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where he leads two of the largest domestic research projects in privacy, the Usable Privacy Policy Project ( funded by the National Science Foundation and the Personalized Privacy Assistant Project funded by both DARPA’s Brandeis initiative and by the National Science Foundation. Norman is co-founder and co-director of Carnegie Mellon’s Master’s degree in Privacy Engineering. In the late nineties, he served for two years as chief scientist of the European Commission’s EUR 550M initiative in e-Commerce, which at the time included all pan-European cybersecurity and privacy research. As such he also contributed to a number of European policy initiatives revolving around the Internet, cybersecurity and digital privacy. Norman was also the founding CEO and chairman of Wombat Security Technologies, a leading provider of anti-phishing and cybersecurity awareness training technologies acquired by Proofpoint (NASDAQ: PFPT) in February 2018. Dr. Sadeh received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and is also CIPT certified. His research interests span security, privacy, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mobile computing and the Internet of Things.


Contributions by Norman Sadeh

  • Profs Talk Privacy: Tools and Techniques to Safeguard Data
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • The Regulators View: Engineering Mitigation Efforts
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Engineering Section Forum 2018