M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni

Data Ecosystems Policy

Alejandra is a proven leader and strategic adviser. She’s an aspiring polymath who uses her experience in multiple disciplines to develop strategic, creative—yet practical—solutions to complex problems.
Currently she works on shaping public policy on topics like anonymity online. She’s worked in the digital tech industry as a strategic operations lead and legal counsel. She’s also partnered with business leaders to redesign product development and delivery, complete venture capital deals, commercialize intellectual property, and shape new client offerings.
Alejandra served as an officer in the US Navy leading teams of Sailors and worked on a Navy-funded project designing behaviors for autonomous underwater vehicles.
She holds degrees from Harvard Law, MIT, and the US Naval Academy, and she was a Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute Fellow. She mentors women and transitioning military veterans. While off-duty, she enjoys spending time with family and playing with her dog.

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