About the article
Dr. Martin Ortlieb is a qualitative User Experience researcher at Google focusing on Privacy, sensitive data and user perceptions. He co-leads the User Experience Research team for Privacy & Security. He helped launching user-facing tools like the Privacy Dashboard, Ads Preference Manager, Inactive Account Manager, the Privacy Check-up and others. He also worked on SafeSearch, Account Recovery, Priority Inbox, Alerts and Panoramio. Before joining Google in 2008, Martin worked on both sides of the client/consultant divide to improve services and products and their interfaces. His PhD research and dissertation in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester focused on the imagination of identity through conceptions of work.
Google, Switzerland, Brandschenkestrasse 110, 8002 Zurich, Switzerland
Ryan Garner studied Sociology at The University of York, England between 1999–2002. Since then he has worked in data analytics and market research. He has over 10 years experience (including 7 years at GfK) applying his quantitative data analysis and methodological expertise to big business questions. In the past 3 years much of his work has focused on the use and application of personal data in the commercial world. His research has focused on data privacy, data ethics and strategic innovation in personal information management services. Ryan currently works for CitizenMe who aim to empower citizens to take control of their personal data.
CitizenMe – Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA, UK
Published Online: 2016-07-08
Published in Print: 2016-10-28