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Melinda Claybaugh

Melinda Claybaugh

Director of Privacy Policy, Meta

Melinda Claybaugh is a Director of Privacy Policy at Meta. Her team works to achieve Meta’s vision of globally-consistent privacy laws that protect people’s data while enabling innovation—by driving advocacy on specific legislative proposals, while also helping design policy solutions for complicated or novel issues. She previously spent 12 years at the Federal Trade Commission, where she worked in the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection on enforcement actions related to consumer privacy and data security. Ms Claybaugh later joined the Office of International Affairs, where she specialized in international privacy policy. She represented the United States in discussions at the OECD and in APEC, where she helped design global frameworks to enhance consumer privacy protections and strengthen enforcement cooperation among data protection authorities.

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