Training: 8–9 November 2016
Tutorials & Conference: 9–11 November 2016
Amsterdam, NL

Building privacy at Facebook

Katrin Anna Ruecker (Facebook )
13:15–13:55 Friday, 11 November, 2016
The human element
Location: G102 Level: Non-technical
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how a large organization like Facebook manages privacy reviews and privacy-related design challenges


Katrin Anna Ruecker explains how Facebook’s privacy managers work with product teams to build products with privacy in mind. Join Anna to learn about the privacy review process and how Facebook designs privacy controls and user education.

Topics include:

  • Facebook’s privacy program, including discussions of the privacy review process and the stakeholders involved in the privacy review process
  • Privacy product design, including the design challenges Facebook faces when building privacy products and how it solved some of these challenges
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Katrin Anna Ruecker


Anna Ruecker is a privacy professional with a strong background in US, European, and international business law. Anna is licensed as a lawyer in California and Germany and certified with the IAPP (CIPP/US). Anna currently manages cross-functional privacy reviews for consumer-facing products and features at Facebook. Prior to her role as privacy program manager, she worked with the privacy team of US-based consulting firm Sunera LLC. Anna is also cofounder of WISP, a Bay Area-based network of women in security and privacy. WISP advances women’s careers in these industries through knowledge exchange, networking opportunities, and a peer-to-peer mentorship program.