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Mr Norman Barbosa

General Manager and Associate General Counsel
Microsoft Corporation

Norman leads Microsoft’s global law enforcement, national security and telecommunications public policy and compliance efforts.  He is responsible for developing and implementing Microsoft’s policies to promote the privacy and security interests of its customers by modernizing surveillance laws and encryption policies around the world. He is also responsible for coordinating Microsoft’s lawful access policies with the company’s cybersecurity, digital safety, and cybercrime efforts. This includes balancing Microsoft’s efforts to combat abuse of Microsoft’s services by criminals and malign nation state actors by advocating for clearly defined polices on the appropriate scope and purpose of government access to data. Prior to joining Microsoft, Norman was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Washington where he led the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Crimes unit and National Security Cyber investigations.  Norman graduated from California State University Sacramento with degrees in History and Russian and earned his J.D. at the University of Washington.