Director of Privacy and Online Safety & FOSI Chair
Kim Sanchez is Director of Privacy and Online Safety in the Trustworthy Computing group at Microsoft Corporation. She is responsible for strategic communications to worldwide consumer and government audiences on Microsoft's work in computer privacy, security and online safety.
Prior to this role, Kim was a Program Manager in Developer and Platform Evangelism (D&PE), where she worked with Fortune 500 customers to develop and talk about business solutions built on Microsoft's next generation products. Before joining D&PE, Kim worked in Corporate Affairs for over six years with industry and policy organizations that supported Microsoft on a variety of public policy issues important to the company.
Prior to joining Microsoft in January of 1999, Kim worked at the Rockey Company, a Seattle-based public relations and public affairs firm where she managed public affairs and grassroots campaigns for a wide range of clients. Prior to that, Kim worked as finance director on the successful re-election campaign for Washington Representative George Nethercutt. From 1993 to 1996, Kim served in Washington, D.C. as a legislative assistant for Washington State Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn, handling issues relating to commerce, judiciary, banking and finance. In 1992, Kim was a finance assistant with Representative Dunn's first campaign for Congress.
Kim received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Washington.