Staff

Staff

Kelsey Finch
Kelsey Finch
Policy Counsel
Kelsey Finch is Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. Her projects at FPF include consumer wellness and wearables, big data, de-identification standards and privacy by design. Before coming to FPF, Kelsey was an inaugural Westin Fellow at the IAPP, where she produced practical research on a range of privacy topics and edited the FTC Privacy Casebook. She is a graduate of Smith College and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, with a concentration in Intellectual Property & Information Law.
 Joseph Jerome
Joseph Jerome
Policy Counsel
Joseph Jerome, CIPP/US, serves as Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. At FPF, Joseph’s issue portfolio focuses on big data and the Internet of Things, where he works educational privacy questions, smart technologies, and ethical uses of information. He also assists TeachPrivacy, a company founded by Professor Dan Solove that provides privacy and data security training programs. Prior to working at FPF, Joseph served as a national law fellow at the American Constitution Society, where he organized events discussing human rights in the United States and a ten-year retrospective on the Department of Homeland Security. He is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was an International Law and Human Rights Student Fellow in 2010.
 Barbara Kelly
Barbara Kelly
Leadership Director
Barbara Kelly serves as Leadership Director of the Future of Privacy Forum.  In this role, she promotes FPF’s mission to advance responsible data practices through outreach, communications and membership development with the FPF’s Advisory Board, a leadership group of privacy professionals representing industry, academia, law and consumer advocacy.  She has worked in development and technology roles for the U.S. chapter of Transparency International and at the National Center for State Courts, executing constituency-building strategies and growing financial resources at all levels.  She began her career at the Supreme Court of Virginia as a user’s advocate in the development of statewide judicial information systems. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University.
 Brenda Leong
Brenda Leong
Senior Counsel and Operations Manager
Brenda Leong is Senior Counsel and Operations Manager at the Future of Privacy Forum, primarily supporting issues related to Education Privacy. She works on ed tech industry standards and collaboration on privacy concerns, as well as partnering with parent and educator advocates for practical solutions to the privacy challenges from the expansion of student data. Prior to working at FPF, Brenda served in the U.S. Air Force, including policy and legislative affairs work from the Pentagon and the U.S. Department of State. She is a 2014 graduate of George Mason University School of Law, and has her CIPP/US privacy certification.
 Kobie Pruitt
Kobie Pruitt
Education Policy Manager
Kobie Pruitt serves as the Education Policy Manager at the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF). He operates as the program manager for FPF’s work in student data privacy and ed tech. Kobie works with advocates, industry leaders and privacy experts to promote the growing need for education privacy standards. Prior to working at FPF, Kobie was a Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09). He handled an issue portfolio that included education, financial services and homeland security. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the University of Pittsburgh, School of Business Administration.

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