Stephan Somogyi works in security and privacy product management at Google. His remit includes Safe Browsing, Google’s system that protects over a billion users worldwide from malware and phishing; End-To-End, a project to make strong encryption more usable; and a variety of other security and privacy efforts. Stephan also chairs the Privacy and Public Policy Working Group of the FIDO Alliance, which develops open standards for strong authentication.
Immediately prior to joining Google, Stephan consulted in a variety of global security and product management roles, including stints at VMWare and Infineon. He was previously the director of products at PGP Corporation, and has also worked in brand strategy and information design. In a former life, he was a business, technology, and design journalist, writing for the Economist, the Financial Times, Wired, and I.D. Magazine, among others.