Betania Allo is a cyber lawyer and policy expert with a strong history of success leveraging expert legal knowledge and political experience across cybersecurity, data privacy, compliance, and counter-terrorism efforts. She has worked over seven years in public policy, held global executive positions in the private sector, is an entrepreneur in Islamic finance, and has succeeded as a legal specialist in counter-terrorism at the United Nations in projects involving technological initiatives for criminal investigations and safeguarding digital platforms from dangerous organizations, among others. Ms. Allo graduated as a lawyer in Argentina, and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) with an academic focus on cyber law and policy from Syracuse University (USA). In addition, she holds a Master's in International Relations with a Graduate Certificate in International Security from Harvard University (USA), a Postgraduate in Cybersecurity and Compliance from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (Spain), and is currently pursuing a Doctorate (D. Eng.) in Cybersecurity Analytics at George Washington University (USA). She’s fluent in English and Spanish and has levels of working proficiency in French, Italian, Portuguese and Arabic. Betania also lectures at several universities worldwide and is a regular speaker at conferences about cybersecurity, counter-terrorism, emerging technologies, and leadership.