Udbhav Tiwari is a public policy professional who works towards keeping the internet open, secure, and accessible by advocating for progressive regulations in the technology sector.
He is a public policy advisor for Mozilla, where he primarily focuses on data governance, content regulation, and connectivity in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. He was previously with the public policy team at Google and was a program manger at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) in India.
Tiwari was a co-rapporteur at the International Standards Organisation (ISO) and participated actively at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) work on Ethically Aligned Design (EAD). His work on mass surveillance was cited by the Justice BN Sri Krishna Committee’s Report on India’s Data Protection Law. He has been quoted as an expert in various international and domestic outlets, including the Guardian, Wired UK, BBC, Reuters, and the Times of India. He has also written for prominent publications in India, including the Indian Express and Business Standard, and a part of India Today’s ‘India Tomorrow’ list in 2020.