Lukasz Olejnik acts as an independent security and privacy researcher and advisor. He holds a Computer Science PhD from INRIA, where his works were 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. In his research, he analysed user tracking and profiling on the Web. Examples include studies of Web history leaks, privacy and transparency analysis of Real-Time Bidding information dissemination technology. His work impacted current web standards and how modern web browsers work. Lukasz published his works in multiple venues and has publications spanning many fields.
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.
Lukasz is a research associate at Oxford’s Center for Technology and Global Affairs. He is also involved in technology policy, focusing on cybersecurity and privacy. He worked as technology policy advisor during the work on ePrivacy at the European Parliament. He is a former scientific advisor on cyber warfare at the International Committee of the Red Cross, with a focus on assessing the humanitarian consequences of cyber operations.