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Julie Brill

As Microsoft’s global authority on the responsible use of data, Julie leads Microsoft’s work at the forefront of the tech policy, regulatory and legal issues that underpin the world’s digital transformation. Julie oversees Microsoft’s privacy, digital safety, responsible AI, standards, accessibility, and governance operations and solutions. She also directs the company’s advocacy for responsible data use and policy around the globe. Prior to her role at Microsoft, Julie was nominated by President Obama and confirmed unanimously by the US Senate and served as a Commissioner of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Julie is active in civil society, serving as a board member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a board member of the Center for Democracy and Technology, Governor for The Ditchley Foundation and co-chair of Business at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s Committee for Digital Economic Policy. She has received numerous accolades for her work, including the Privacy Leadership Award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a Top Data Privacy Influencer recognition, the New York University School of Law Alumna of the Year Award and was elected to the American Law Institute. Brill graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University, and from New York University School of Law, where she held a Root-Tilden Scholarship for her commitment to public service.