Lea Kissner



Chief Privacy Officer

Lea is the Chief Privacy Officer of Humu. She works to build respect for users into everything that Humu does, such as product design, privacy-enhancing infrastructure, application security, and novel research into both theoretical and practical aspects of privacy. She was previously the Global Lead of Privacy Technology at Google, working for over a decade on projects including logs anonymization, infrastructure security, privacy infrastructure, and privacy engineering. She earned a PhD in computer science (with a focus on cryptography) at Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in electrical engineering and computer science from UC Berkeley.


Contributions by Lea Kissner

  • Deidentification versus anonymization
    Privacy Tech
  • Tech talk: Vulnerability versus incident
    Privacy Tech
  • Interface design: The who/what/where rule
    Privacy Tech
  • Privacy Engineering Section Forum
    Forum Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • The Industry View: Privacy Engineering on the Ground
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Engineering Section Forum 2018
  • Privacy by Design: Understanding Legal and Practical Dimensions - SOLD OUT
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • Privacy by Design: Understanding Legal and Practical Dimensions 9:30-11:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017