Distinguished Engineer and Chief Ethics Officer at Humu
Mountain View, California
Distinguished Engineer, Privacy
December 2016 to July 2017
Head of Infrastructure, Google Assistant
November 2015 to December 2016
Chief Architect for Social
January 2011 to November 2015
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January 2008 to June 2011
Distinguished Engineer and Chief Ethics Officer
Mountain View, CA
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November 2004 to June 2008
1997 to 2003
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June 2003 to November 2004
As Distinguished Engineer on the Privacy team, I continued my earlier commitment to security and privacy (dating back to my work on Social), working on critical issues for the company. My largest responsibilities during this period was creating Google's roadmap for data governance, including everything from engineering design, to building a team, to building the cross-company consensus... As Distinguished Engineer on the Privacy team, I continued my earlier commitment to security and privacy (dating back to my work on Social), working on critical issues for the company. My largest responsibilities during this period was creating Google's roadmap for data governance, including everything from engineering design, to building a team, to building the cross-company consensus required to make major changes in our systems, and working to craft Google's overall privacy strategy, especially in the run-up to GDPR.
What company does Yonatan Zunger work for?
Yonatan Zunger works for Google
What is Yonatan Zunger's role at Google?
Yonatan Zunger is Distinguished Engineer, Privacy
What industry does Yonatan Zunger work in?
Yonatan Zunger works in the Computer Software industry.
💼 Past Experience
Education:I have a B.S. in physics from UCLA. This was followed by a Ph.D. in physics from Princeton University. I have also done theater and performance studies at the intersection of theater and performance.
Yonatan Zunger has a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology from Stanford University. This allows him to study cognitive neuroscience and the functional MRI, to help better understand human neuropsychology. Yonatan Zunger's other degrees are a B.A. from University of Colorado Boulder in 1993, and a Master's in Applied Psychology from the same school in in 1997. Yonatan Zunger has been working in research and development for a software company since he was 23 years old.Zunger is currently a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder and a research scientist at the Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavioral Neuroscience. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine, and the Université de Paris-Sud. Yonatan Zunger is the co-founder and Scientific Director of the neural visualization software company Neuralink. This company offers artificial intelligence based software that can help researchers learn more about the behavior of brain cells and tissues.Zunger is a fellow of the Academy of Sciences of Israel and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Center for Cognitive and Neural Imaging Studies at the University of California, San Francisco.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Personal skills:I have a strong background in computer science, with a focus on security and privacy. I created a major product, security and privacy for the Google Home which shipped in November 2015. I have a background in engineering, particularly in data engineering and product engineering. I also have a strong background in ethics and privacy, having worked on developing and implementing Google's privacy strategy. I am very comfortable working with other individuals, and have a great understanding of team dynamics.
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
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