Engineering Director, MicrosoftGlaucia Faria Young is an engineering director at Microsoft, focused on Windows security data and intelligence. She has been working in the security industry since 2011 with experience leading and managing teams focused on protecting people and systems from malicious behavior and digital threats.
Glaucia has worked for more than 20 years in the technology industry, holding various roles in testing/QA, software engineering, data science, and management in Microsoft US. She is also a member of the Board of Directors at AMTSO (Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization).
She joined the CleanApps Advisory Board because she supports the CleanApps.org mission, and wants to provide users safe and productive computing experiences, and protect billions of people from malware, fraud, and privacy breaches.
President, AppEsteemDennis has spent almost 30 years in the software industry with a focus on security. He led the anti-malware team at Microsoft, is the President of AMTSO (the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization), and is the co-founder and President of AppEsteem, a pioneering company that helps the security industry identify the most consumer-friendly apps, as well as potentially dangerous apps that could harm consumers.
Having dedicated much of his career to fighting on behalf of consumers and against malware, Dennis believes strongly in CleanApps.org’s mission to create a safer, healthier internet where responsible businesses thrive and consumers’ security and privacy is protected.
Director, Consumer Action
Linda Sherry is the Director of National Priorities at Consumer Action, a national consumer education and advocacy non-profit. A well-recognized and frequently quoted consumer advocate, Linda is an expert on consumer rights, responding regularly to requests for interviews and background information about consumer protection issues from the national and local media, Congress and federal regulators.
Linda, along with her Washington, DC-based team, participates in coalitions working to improve consumer protections, including privacy rights, access to justice and corporate practices. She’s also content editor for Consumer Action’s popular website, www.consumer-action.org.
Linda joined the CleanApps Advisory Board because she’s passionate about the goal of creating a safer online ecosystem, and thinks she can help achieve it by sharing her consumer protection expertise and perspective with CleanApps.org leaders, app developers, sellers, and marketers.