Erin Egan leads the global privacy and data public policy team at Meta, formerly Facebook. She collaborates with policymakers, regulators, advocates, academics, and other experts on issues related to privacy and data protection, ensuring Meta’s products and features reflect input from people around the world. She also works with experts around the world to help shape legislation on data use issues, including AI, youth, and data localization. She previously served as the company’s VP of US Public Policy, where she led federal and state public policy efforts. Prior to joining Meta, Erin was a partner and co-chair of Covington & Burling’s global data protection practice, where she represented technology and media companies on privacy and consumer protection matters.