Kelsey Finch, CIPP/US and CIPM, is Senior Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum and represents FPF from Seattle, WA. In addition to her work on FPF’s Youth & Education team, Kelsey has lead projects on smart cities and communities, integrated data systems, data de-identification, ethical data-sharing and research, mobility and location data, and consumer wearables and wellness devices. She serves as an expert and thought leader across the country through speaking engagements, media interviews, and interaction with local, state, and federal regulators and strategic partners. Her work has been published in the Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy, Data & Policy, the MIT Computational Law Review, the Fordham Urban Law Journal, and the Santa Clara Law Review. Kelsey is also an adjunct professor at Penn State Law.
Before coming to FPF, Kelsey was an inaugural Westin Fellow at the International Association of Privacy Professionals, where she produced practical research on a range of privacy topics and developed the FTC Privacy Casebook. She is a graduate of Smith College and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, with a concentration in Intellectual Property & Information Law.