Lukasz Olejnik acts as an independent security and privacy researcher and advisor. His experience spans research, industry, standardization, and policy. He holds a Computer Science PhD from the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA), where his work focused on privacy. His research interests include information and computer security and privacy, user data disclosure and dissemination problems as well as privacy-sensitive matters related to web browser functionalities, web security, privacy reviews, and privacy impact assessments. His research analysing user tracking and profiling on the web has impacted web standards and web browsers.
Lukasz is a World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Invited Expert, where he focuses on privacy of web standards. In 2018 he was elected to the W3C’s Technical Architecture Group. He is also an affiliate of Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy. Lukasz is involved in technology policy, focusing on cyber security, privacy, and data protection. He has previously held roles as technology policy advisor at the European Parliament (working on ePrivacy), and scientific advisor on cyber warfare at the International Committee of the Red Cross, with a focus on assessing the humanitarian consequences of cyber operations.
Lukasz's publications spanning fields such as quantum cryptography, security and privacy. His comments appear regularly in the international media.