Brooke Pearson is a technology executive at Google with over a dozen years of senior experience in foreign policy, public diplomacy and cybersecurity, spanning both public and private sectors. She managed the Fulbright Program for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia for the U.S. Department of State for five years, and earned a Meritorious Honor Award for exemplary public service. She transitioned to the technology sector, initially joining Facebook’s Public Policy team as a crisis response program manager, and eventually becoming a leading expert in cybersecurity and privacy communications for Facebook, Uber, and now Google. At Google, she manages the Privacy Sandbox program, which proposes a set of privacy-preserving APIs to support business models that fund the open web in the absence of tracking mechanisms like third-party cookies. A vocal diversity advocate, she was a celebrated leader of the Black employee resource groups at tech companies, strengthening her workplace’s recruitment and retention mechanisms. Brooke holds a Master’s degree in International Policy and Practice from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Azusa Pacific University, and a certificate in Product Management from the University of California, Berkeley.
Senior Program Manager, Chrome Privacy & Security, Google