Laura Juanes Micas

Director Privacy Policy, Facebook

Laura Juanes Micas is a multilingual law, policy and privacy expert in the technology industry. She currently serves as Director of Privacy Policy at Facebook Inc.

Laura is a Spanish qualified lawyer, based in the United States, with fifteen years of professional experience in technology and media companies. In her role at Facebook, she provides policy and regulatory and advice on key privacy issues that impact how individuals use or relate to technology on a daily basis, with a particular focus on Latin American markets. Prior to joining Facebook, she served as an Assistant General Counsel, Privacy & Human Rights, at Yahoo, where she led the legal and public policy team’s efforts on global privacy matters and the company’s Business and Human Rights Program.

Laura holds U.S. and EU Certifications for International Privacy Professionals (CIPP). She is a frequent speaker and participant at privacy and policy forums around the world, with strong professional relationships across privacy practitioners, data protection authorities, governments, international institutions, academics and civil society. She has served as a Board member for the Latin American Internet Association (ALAI) and is a proud co-founder and Board member of the Woman in Tech Miami Council, with a mission to connect and empower women in the Miami tech scene.

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