Neema Singh Guliani

Neema Singh Guliani is the Head of National Security, Democracy, and Civil Rights Public Policy, Americas at Twitter, where she works strategically to advance core company policies. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Carolina Law School, where she teaches a course on technology and civil rights. 

Prior to Twitter, Neema served in a range of government and advocacy roles. She was a senior legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union from 2013-2020, focusing on surveillance, privacy, and national security issues. In this role, she helped design and lead federal advocacy related to a range of issues including NSA surveillance, ECPA reform, face recognition, and consumer privacy. In addition, from 2011-2013, she was a political appointee in the  Chief of Staff’s Office at DHS, concentrating on national security and civil rights issues. She was also an adjudicator in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Agriculture and was an investigative counsel with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. As part of her work with the Committee, she conducted investigations related to the BP oil spill, contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Recovery Act. Neema is a graduate of Brown University where she earned a BA in International Relations with a focus on global security and received her JD from Harvard Law School in 2008.