Yana Welinder

Yana is a Senior Product Manager at IFTTT, where she leads user engagement. Before joining IFTTT, she worked on disrupting manufacturing with digital production at Carbon and tackled free knowledge creation on Wikipedia.

As a tech policy thought leader, Yana has published pieces in the New York Times, the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, and has a forthcoming chapter in the Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy. She is also co-creator of CollabMark, an open source and free culture trademark guide, which has been adopted by Wikipedia, OpenStreetMap, and Node.js.

Yana is frequently invited to speak about tech policy and recently gave talks at the UN Internet Governance Forum, the White House Open Policy Workshop (under the Obama administration), the NYU Knowledge Commons Conference, the Yale ISP Innovation Beyond IP Conference, and the Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference.

Yana holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, a J.D. from University of Southern California, and an LL.B. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.