Heather West is a policy analyst at Google, focusing on privacy, identity, and transparency in their Washington, D.C. office. Currently, she is working on mobile issues, Do Not Track, and identity policy.
Previously, she was at the Center for Democracy and Technology, focusing on privacy, identity, open government, and malware. There, she led the efforts on governance for digital identity systems.
Prior to CDT, she worked in the MIT Humans and Automation Lab, and research and development in the telecom industry. Heather received a B.A. in computer science from Wellesley College.