Sean O’Brien
Sean O’Brien

Founder at Yale Privacy Lab, Yale University

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Sean O’Brien is a lecturer at Yale Law School (Cybersecurity 20310) and founder of Yale Privacy Lab, an initiative of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. He is the editor of The Privacy Issue, an ad-free press outlet, and a subject-matter expert in cybersecurity, privacy, and mobile device forensics. Sean’s latest venture is PrivacySafe, where he is building disruptive tech via trustworthy IoT appliances.


Lecture in Law, Yale Law School, Yale University | Visiting Fellow, Information Society Project at Yale Law School, Yale University | M.A.Ed., Educational Technology, University of Connecticut | B.A., Interactive Digital Media, University of Connecticut | Mentor, Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale | OpSecEdu, Board Member | Member, Yale Center for Engineering Innovation & Design | Board Member, MakeHaven Makerspace | Network Manager, FreedomBox Foundation | Mentor, Mozilla Open Leaders | Member, Free Software Foundation | Member, ISO PC 317 Technical Advisory Group, Privacy by Design | Member, OASIS Technical Committee, Cyber Threat Intelligence