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Feeling Stressed, and Wanting More Time? By Marilyn Tam “How did it get so late so soon?” - Dr. Seuss

Posted by Marilyn Tam - on Thursday, 22 November 2012

Feeling Stressed, and Wanting More Time?  By Marilyn Tam  “How did it get so late so soon?” - Dr. Seuss
Feeling Stressed, and Wanting More Time? By Marilyn Tam  “How did it get so late so soon?” - Dr. Seuss “It’s November already, where did the year go?” “The holidays are coming, and I’m still caught up in projects that I started months ago.” “Get all my work done? If I had 48 hours in a day I may get caught up in another year. Do you relate? Occasionally or more often, everyone has felt that time was rushing by, carrying with it our chances...

Nicole Wong to join Obama Administration as White House's first Chief Privacy Officer

Posted by Suzanne Kai on Tuesday, 14 May 2013.

AC - NICOLE WONG-OBAMAS-TWITTER LEGAL DIRECTORNicole Wong Photo credit: Bart Nagel

Washington, D.C.

May 8, 2013

President Barack Obama has reportedly selected Nicole Wong as the White House's first Chief Privacy Officer. Wong received her law degree and a master's degree in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley. She was a partner at Perkins Coie law firm. After working for Google for eight years as a vice president and deputy general counsel overseeing censorship issues for products such as YouTube.com, she joined Twitter as its legal director in November, 2012. 

Wong's new role will be to advise the Obama administration on matters involving Internet Privacy. She will reportedly be a senior advisor to Todd Y. Park who was appointed in March, 2012 as the United States Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President.

AC - TODD Y. PARKTodd Y. Park Photo credit: WhiteHouse.gov   Prior to Todd Y. Park's latest White House post as the United States Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President, he was appointed in 2009 by President Obama as the Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Park is a graduate of Harvard, and co-founder of two health information technology companies.

 

Related sources:

White House Blog profile on Todd Y. Park
Wikipedia on Todd Park

Wikipedia on Nicole Wong

CNET.com