Kristie Chon is the VP, Chief Privacy Officer, Head of Privacy, Resiliency, and Technology Oversight at PayPal and will deliver the Symposium's Keynote Address.

As the Chief Privacy Officer for PayPal, Kristie is passionate about creating and implementing privacy programs focused on driving customer experience and trust, brand loyalty, and innovation.  Her specialties include data driven approach to privacy risk management and developing a framework approach to operationalizing privacy requirements, including data governance strategy, privacy by design, and breach management.  Prior to PayPal, Kristie was the Chief Privacy Officer at HCL Technologies, leading an organization of experienced privacy professionals to develop and operationalize a compliance framework for privacy.  Kristie began her career advising technology outsourcing and consumer protection issues in law firms and regulatory agencies.

Marvin Ammori is the general counsel for Protocol Labs—a research, development, and deployment institution for projects improving and decentralizing the Internet, such as filecoin and IPFS. Investors in these technological breakthroughs include Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Union Square Ventures. 

Mr. Ammori is a University of Michigan and Harvard Law School graduate and the former general counsel of Virgin Hyperloop One, where he helped the company raise over 200 million dollars. Previously, he led his own law firm representing Apple, Google, Dropbox, Softbank, and others, on their most difficult and high profile public policy challenges, from net neutrality and copyright to antitrust, security, and privacy. He has been named among Fast Company's 100 Most Creative in business and Politico's 50 visionaries changing politics. In 2018, he helped found and serves on the board of the Blockchain Association.

Elizabeth Khalil, CRCM, CIPM, CIPP/C/E/US, CAMS, has spent her career as an attorney focusing on bank regulatory compliance and risk management, with a particular concentration on privacy and emerging technology. She is a former federal banking regulator, having served at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and FDIC in Washington, DC.  


In private practice, as a partner at Dykema Gossett and senior associate at Hogan Lovells, she has advised numerous banks, credit unions, and fintech companies. She now focuses on retail and consumer issues, including digital initiatives, at CIBC in Chicago.

Assistant Professor of Law Gabriel Rauterberg teaches Contracts and Enterprise Organization. His research interests include financial trading markets, securities regulation, corporations, and contracts. His work has been published in various journals, including the Michigan Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, and the Yale Journal of Regulation.


Current projects include assessing the role of high-frequency trading in the modern stock market; an empirical investigation into corporations' waivers of the duty of loyalty; and a series of related projects studying the intersection of market microstructure and regulation.

Christina Tetreault is a Staff Attorney on Consumers Union’s Financial Services Program team. Christina is a payments expert, with a special interest in emerging payments, including virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. A regular blogger, Tweeter and speaker on payments and consumer finance issues, Christina authored two reports in 2014: Prepaid Cards: How They Rate 2014, and with Consumers Union colleague Suzanne Martindale, Pay Me How? What You Should Know About Payroll Cards for the Clearinghouse Review Journal of Poverty Law and Policy. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Christina was in corporate sales for a major retailer. She resides in San Francisco, home to her favorite baseball team, the San Francisco Giants.

Florian Schaub is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information. His research focuses on empowering users to effectively manage their privacy in complex socio-technological systems. His research interests span privacy, human-computer interaction, mobile and ubiquitous computing, and the Internet of Things. Before joining the University of Michigan, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his doctoral degree and Diplom in Computer Science from the University of Ulm, Germany, and a Bachelor in Information Technology from Deakin University, Australia.

David Thaw is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.  He holds appointments in the Schools of Law, Computing and Information, and Public and International Affairs.  David is an internationally-recognized expert in law and technology. His research and scholarship examine issues of cybersecurity regulation, cybercrime, cyber warfare, and related questions of privacy and cyberlaw.  In addition to his cyber work, Professor Thaw is also a scholar of administrative and criminal law.

David teaches several cyber-related courses, including courses on cybersecurity law and on cybercrime.  He also teaches administrative law, criminal law, criminal procedure, and constitutional law.

Gabriela is EU Policy Counsel for the Future of Privacy Forum, where she leads the work on European privacy law and policy and its impact on all focus areas of the FPF, including de-identification, AI, mobility, adtech and education.

Prior to moving to the US, Gabriela worked for the European Data Protection Supervisor in Brussels, being part of the team that advised the EU legislator on the GDPR during its legislative process. She dealt with both enforcement and policy matters and actively participated to the work of the Article 29 Working Party. Recently, Gabriela contributed as independent expert to the Handbook on Data Protection (2018), issued jointly by FRA, CoE and the EDPS. She holds a PhD in law (2013, University of Craiova) with a thesis on the rights of the data subject and an LLM in Human Rights. Gabriela is also associated researcher with the LSTS Center at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and runs pdpecho.com.   

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