Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Asia Biega, Max Planck Institute For Security And Privacy

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Article Summary:

Who: Asia Biega leads the Responsible Computing group at the Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy. Her research centers around developing, examining and computationally operationalizing principles of responsible computing, data ethics, and data protection.

Topic: How companies should approach AI ethics, digital privacy and digital trust.

Quote:  “Consumers still need to be educated but they are becoming increasingly aware of issues around data privacy, security, and ethics. It is in your company’s interest to do a better job protecting them.”

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.