Paul Francis is a tenured faculty at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Germany. Paul has held research positions at Cornell University, ACIRI, NTT Software Labs, Bellcore,and MITRE, and was Chief Scientist at two Silicon Valley startups. In the past, Paul’s research centered around routing and addressing problems in the Internet and P2P networks. Paul’s innovations include NAT, shared-tree multicast, the first P2P multicast system, the first DHT (as part of landmark routing), and Virtual Aggregation. In recent years, Paul’s research has focused on online privacy with a focus on anonymized analytics. Paul works in close research collaboration with the startup Aircloak, which develops a solution for anonymized analytics.
Contributions by Paul Francis
Anonymization and Pseudonymization—What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
Challenges and Strategies for Certifying Data Anonymisation for Data Sharing
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
Differential privacy at the end of the rainbow
What does it mean to be differentially private?
Anonymization by Design: A Healthcare Case Study
Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016