Nuala is the president and CEO of the Center for Democracy & Technology, a nonprofit working to advance democratic values in the digital world. She is an internationally recognized expert in Internet and technology policy, particularly in the areas of privacy and information governance. Nuala is passionate about the ways technology and the Internet can be instruments of global free expression and individual freedom, and is committed to finding policy solutions that affect real people.
A technology professional who has spent nearly a decade working on Big Data technologies for the enterprise. Most recently a member of the IBM Watson Ecosystem team, working to help third party companies apply Watson technology to real world problems. Graduate of the University of Colorado with an MBA from the University of Chicago.
The panel discussed the qualities of ideal leadership and how diversity can be attained for a better functioning workplace. This diversity starts with the understanding that the tech industry’s influence has expanded far beyond tech-related mediums.