Chris served as Chief Privacy Officer of Facebook, overseeing privacy, security, and safety for the site’s 200 million users. While at Facebook, working side by side with Attorneys General from across the nation, Chris developed and implemented technology features to protect young people and allow all users to have a safer and more trusted online experience. Chris has also been a champion of Facebook’s capability to connect people to their elected officials across the globe.
Prior to joining Facebook, Chris returned to his boyhood home of Silicon Valley to practice law. Through his work in private practice, Chris advised some of the most innovative Internet and media clients on the increasing challenges of intellectual property and privacy protection for the digital age. He represented clients at the cutting edge of legal issues from online safety and privacy to antitrust that are central to the Attorney General’s law enforcement and consumer protection roles.