Tim Sparapani is the director of public policy at Facebook. Tim is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s interaction with the federal, state and local governments and with opinion and policy makers. Tim’s specialty is privacy and constitutional law. Prior to joining Facebook, Tim was senior legislative counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union, where he helped advance the constitutional principle of the right to privacy, representing the ACLU before Congress, the Executive Branch and before the media. For the more than four years preceding his time at the ACLU, Tim served as an associate at the law firm of Dickstein Shapiro where he helped clients navigate interconnecting constitutional, statutory, political and policy challenges. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the law school at the University of Michigan.
ITIF and TPI present a wide-ranging discussion on online privacy issues and the current privacy legislation before Congress.