Sarah A. Downey is a writer, privacy advocate, and attorney. She is currently a Principal & Director of Community at Accomplice, an early stage technology venture capital firm, where she runs marketing and community initiatives. She joined Accomplice after a year as Director of Marketing at Ovuline, a women’s reproductive health startup making fertility and pregnancy mobile apps, and three years as Manager of Content and Communications at Abine, a consumer online privacy startup.
Sarah received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she obtained a certification in intellectual property and was a Pudlin First Amendment scholar, and holds a B.A. in Psychology from Hamilton College. Sarah’s comments on privacy have appeared in over 250 publications, including TheWall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, The Economist, CNET, and CNN. She is a marathon runner and video gamer.