Camille François

Camille François works on the impacts of technology on society. She currently serves as the Global Director for Trust & Safety at Niantic, a leading Augmented Reality company. She is on the faculty of the Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she teaches a course on cyber conflict and information operations. She was previously the Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika where she led the company’s work to detect and mitigate disinformation, media manipulation and harassment. Prior to that, Camille was a Principal Researcher at Google, in a team focused on building technology to address global security challenges and protect vulnerable users.

François has advised governments and parliamentary committees on both sides of the Atlantic, and investigated Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on behalf of the U.S. Senate Select Intelligence Committee.  

She is an affiliate scholar of the Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society, and a Fulbright scholar. She was awarded by the MIT Tech review as one of 35 Innovators under 35, and by the TIME Magazine as one of the “100 Next” Global Leaders.