Erin M. Egan

Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Erin M. Egan

Erin M. Egan

Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Biography

Erin Egan is Chief Privacy Officer, Policy, for Facebook. She joined joined Facebook in October of last year after serving as a partner and co-chair of Covington & Burling's Global Privacy and Data Security practice group, where she represented technology and media companies on privacy and data security matters. She has been deeply involved in legislative and regulatory efforts to address privacy, data security, spam, spyware, identity theft, and other consumer protection issues. Erin was recently named as one of The American Lawyer's "45 Under 45" and has been recognized by The National Law Journal for "laying the groundwork for a cutting-edge practice."

Overview
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Number of Awards

4

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Founder at The Thiel Foundation

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Co-Founder at Facebook, Inc.

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Director & Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

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Secretary, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at Facebook, Inc.

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Advisor & Venture Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Chief Accounting Officer at Facebook, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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Co-Founder at Daytum, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Ozlo, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at The Founders Fund Management LLC

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Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook, Inc.
Education
JD
Class of 1994

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

Career History
Chief Privacy Officer
Current

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Partner & Co-Chair of Global Data Protection Practice
Prior

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$5,000
2015
$3,000
2014
Awards & Honors
The American Lawyer - Forty Five under 45
National Law Journal - 40 Under 40
Legal 500 US - Leading Lawyer, Privacy and Data Security
Events
Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2013 RSA Conference USA

Security in Knowledge: Unlock the power of knowledge to protect our products, data and infrastructure

Speaker
747 Howard Street-San Francisco, CA
2013 RSA Conference USA

Security in Knowledge: Unlock the power of knowledge to protect our products, data and infrastructure

Other Affiliations

Erin M. Egan is affiliated with Facebook, Inc., Covington & Burling LLP

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