Adelin Cai, Twitter
As a member of Twitter’s Trust and Safety team, Adelin supports the development and enforcement of policies relating to Twitter’s advertising products, and works to make the Twitter ad ecosystem better and safer for users. Prior to Twitter, Adelin worked at Google on a range of policy issues from online advertising, to commerce, to user generated content. She is graduate of Cornell University and Colby College, with a background in public policy and administration.
Eric Davis, Google
Eric is responsible for setting and driving implementation of Google’s global public policy and industry relations strategy for security, user protection, and related subject matter. Eric serves as a board member for the National Cyber Security Alliance, Messaging Anti Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), and StopBadware.org. Eric began his career at Google 9 years ago and quickly became Google’s lead on search and advertising syndication policy, including worldwide user trust and safety policy. He then developed and led Google’s company-wide efforts to prevent malware in ads (“anti-malvertising”) resulting in the launch of a new detection system for Google’s ad properties and increased industry awareness. Prior to Google, Eric was an international trust and safety product manager at eBay and managed international product expansion at Netscape. Eric is the co-author of 2 security-related patents.
Chris Mejia, Interactive Advertising Bureau
Chris works for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) in the Ad Technology Group, where he also serves as Technical Advisor to the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). Prior to joining the IAB in 2010, Chris founded venture funded ad technology companies ADSOVO Inc. in 2008 and Contextual Media Group, Inc. in 2009. Chris launched the Americas operation for European-based ad network easyAd Group AG in 2007 and founded Elements Lifestyle Group, Inc. in 2002. An 18-year technology veteran, Chris honed his entrepreneurial skills working for various high-tech start-ups in and around Silicon Valley in the 1990s. His experience in the technology field includes interactive advertising, privacy and industry self-regulation, semantic and contextual solutions, online publishing, biotechnology, video game development, IC chip development, telecommunications services and entertainment technology infrastructure. Chris has unique talent for infusing creativity into business combined with a passion for connecting with people through explorations of technology and culture.
Fred Wolens, Facebook
Fred Wolens is a member of Facebook’s Public Policy Team, where he is part of the company-wide effort to ensure a safe and secure internet experience for Facebook users. At Facebook, Fred manages communication and policy for many security and safety issues, and works closely with Facebook’s partners to establish programs to better protect users. Prior to joining Facebook in 2010, Fred was doing graduate work in Political Communications at Stanford University, where he graduated with a degree in Political Science. Before pursuing his graduate work, Fred worked with the Offices of the Shadow Defense and Foreign Secretaries in the United Kingdom developing technology policy. Prior to working in the UK, he had worked extensively in domestic politics including time in the US Senate and Texas State House.