Head of Digital Economy Policy Division
Audrey L. Plonk is seasoned public policy professional with over 15 years of experience working at the intersection of high technology, public policy and business strategy. Ms. Plonk was recently appointed Head of Division for Digital Economy Policy at the OECD. In this capacity, Ms Plonk will be responsible for implementing the programme of work of two committees: the Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP) and the Committee for Consumer Policy (CCP). Prior to re-joining STI, Ms Plonk was Senior Director, Global Security Policy at Intel Corporation where she was also a Senior Director for Public Policy based in Santa Clara, California. Over the last decade she has focused on a wide-variety of digital policy topics including connectivity, data, artificial intelligence and autonomous driving policy, and has a specific expertise in cybersecurity and privacy. In 2007, Ms. Plonk worked on digital security issues in STI including malicious software and the protection of critical information infrastructure. This was preceded by four years as a consultant at the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Division. Ms. Plonk, a American national, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University.