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Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY

John Grant
Privacy and Civil Liberties Engineer, Palantir Technologies

John joined Palantir Technologies in September 2010 as a Civil Liberties Engineer. Previously, John served for nearly a decade as an advisor in the United States Senate. He earned his law degree from Georgetown shortly after joining the staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. As Counsel to Ranking Member Senator Susan Collins, John handled the Committee’s intelligence and privacy and civil liberties portfolios. He conducted oversight of numerous programs within the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. intelligence community as well as investigations into intelligence failures that led to the attacks at Fort Hood and the failed 2009 Christmas Day bombings.


9:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, 10/15/2014
Business & Industry, Law, Ethics & Open Data, Security
Location: 1 C03/1 C04
Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace), John Grant (Palantir Technologies), Courtney Bowman (Palantir Technologies)
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Technologists focused on privacy and civil liberties will run through the material in their book. The workshop will cover how to think about privacy, privacy protection properties that a system can have and the architectures that implement them, related issues in information security, and privacy issues in data collection. Read more.