Julie Inman Grant – online safety expert and ex-Twitter employee
Wednesday May 17 2017 7.15pm
Julie Inman Grant is the Children’s eSafety Commissioner – her office works to help young people have safe and positive experiences online, and teach children to act responsibly online.
Julie has a vast array of experience in the non-profit and government sectors, and has worked in senior public policy and safety roles in the tech industry. Her career started out in Washington DC, where she worked in the US Congress and non-profit sector before taking on a role at Microsoft. At Twitter, she managed a range public policy issues for Australia and South East Asia, as well as building their ‘Rules and Tools’ for safety. While there she also piloted #PositionofStrength, now Twitter’s global female safety and empowerment program.
Most recently, Julie was Director of Government Relations Asia Pacific at Adobe, where she worked with governments across the region on issues such as innovation and digital transformation, creativity and STEM skills development and cybersecurity