Erin Egan

Vice President of US Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook

Erin Egan is Vice President of U.S. Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer for Facebook. As head of Facebook’s Washington, DC, office, Erin leads the company’s domestic policy strategy, driving Facebook’s engagement with policymakers and regulators on a range of issues, including government surveillance, tech policy, immigration, connectivity, privacy and tax. Erin also played a key role in developing Facebook’s comprehensive privacy by design program and continues to manage its ongoing operation.

Prior to joining Facebook, Erin was a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, where she started the firm’s global privacy and data security practice and represented leading media and technology companies on tech policy issues including privacy, data security, e-commerce, and advertising.