Director of Privacy Education & Policy
California Dept. of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
JOANNE McNABB is Director of Privacy Education and Policy in the Privacy Unit of the California Attorney General’s Office. McNabb has worked in privacy since 2001, when she headed the California Office of Privacy Protection, a state agency with an education and advocacy mission. McNabb is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, with specializations in Government and Information Technology. She serves on the Privacy Advisory Committee to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and is a Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, a research center on privacy, data protection and information security policy. She holds a master’s degree in Medieval Literature from the University of California, Davis.