Camille François is a Lecturer at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, currently teaching Information Operations on Social Media, a short course that provides students the foundations to understand an emerging space of cyber conflict: information operations on social media.
Most recently, Camille was the Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika—a cybersecurity company focused on information integrity issues—and oversaw its data analysis, investigation, and R&D teams.
Camille was previously the Principal Researcher at Jigsaw, a division of Google that builds technology to address global security challenges. There, she led several programs focused on protecting vulnerable users from online threats. She has advised governments and parliamentary committees on both sides of the Atlantic on cybersecurity and digital rights, investigated Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election on behalf of the US Senate Select Intelligence Committee, and served as a special advisor to the Chief Technology Officer of France.
In 2019, Camille was recognized by the MIT Tech Review in its annual “35 Innovators Under 35” award, and named one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Next” global leaders for her work on information operations. Camille is a Mozilla fellow, serves on the advisory board of the Cyberpeace Institute, and is an affiliate of the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, where she conducts research on cyber peace and the impacts of cyber conflict on civil society.