Ivana Bartoletti, global data privacy officer at Wipro, will serve as the inaugural visiting cybersecurity and privacy executive fellow at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business.

During her two-year appointment, Bartoletti will collaborate closely with Pamplin faculty and Ph.D. students, providing unique insights and expertise from her distinguished career as an international thought leader in the fields of privacy, data protection, and responsible technology. She also will participate in seminars and events and contribute to cybersecurity research at the college.

Bartoletti has many years of experience serving in large organizations, leading privacy policy, strategy, and programing related to digital transformation, the cloud, and automation. Since 2021, Bartoletti has served at Wipro, a prominent international information technology, consulting, and business process services company based in India.

She is co-editor of "The AI Book," a handbook for investors, entrepreneurs, and fintech visionaries, and is author of "An Artificial Revolution, on Power, Politics and AI." Bartoletti is founder of the influential Women Leading in AI network that brings together female thinkers, scientists, academics, businesswomen, and politicians to influence the future of artificial intelligence on a global scale.

For the last two years, Bartoletti was visiting policy fellow at the University of Oxford, where she focused on furthering global sharing of information through the context of privacy, security, data protection, and human rights.

In 2022, Bartoletti received the Privacy Leader of the Year, Technology Awards at the UK PICCASO Privacy Awards.

“In preparing future cybersecurity and privacy professionals and advancing cutting-edge research, Pamplin continues to accelerate solutions that benefit the security and privacy of organizations across the globe and society at large. We are thrilled to welcome Ivana Bartoletti as Pamplin’s inaugural visiting cybersecurity and privacy executive fellow. This role will help strengthen Pamplin’s continuing impact in this critical field by stimulating new research opportunities and collaborations,” said Pamplin Interim Dean Roberta "Robin" Russell.

Learn more about Pamplin’s world-class research and educational efforts around security, privacy, and trust. For questions about the fellow role or collaborating with Bartoletti, please contact France Belanger.

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