Lisl Brunner is a Director of Global Public Policy at AT&T Services, Inc., where she supports the development and coordination of AT&T’s policy positions on privacy, data protection, and online safety.
Lisl previously served as Policy Director and as facilitator for the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue at the Global Network Initiative, an international multistakeholder initiative that seeks to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy in the ICT sector. Prior to this, she held several positions at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, where she worked on cases dealing with counterterrorism and the protection of journalists, as well as projects to define Inter-American standards on freedom of expression and the Internet.
Lisl has published several articles on privacy and other human rights issues, including a chapter in New Technologies for Human Rights Law and Practice, which is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. She is a member of the IAPP’s Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board and has taught a Human Rights Practicum at Georgetown University Law Center. Lisl holds a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary.