Camille Francois

Non-Resident Scholar

Camille Francois’ work spans several aspects of cybersecurity, from developing industry-leading programs focused on protecting vulnerable users to detecting information operations. She was previously Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika, where she built and led a team dedicated to exposing and mitigating information operations across platforms. Prior to that, she served as a Principal Researcher at Google. She has advised governments and parliamentary committees on both sides of the Atlantic and investigated Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on behalf of the U.S. Senate Select Intelligence Committee. She was distinguished by the MIT Technology Review in the “35 Innovators Under 35” annual award for her work leveraging data science to detect and analyze deceptive campaigns at scale, and by TIME magazine as one of the 100 next most influential people in the world, for her work protecting open societies from the threats of disinformation.