Nina Taft is currently a Senior Staff Research Scientist at Google. Her interests span privacy, intrusion detection, networking, and machine learning. She has previously worked at Technicolor Research Los Altos, Intel Research Labs Berkeley, Sprint Labs (Burlingame, CA) and SRI (Menlo Park, CA). She received her Ph.D. from University of California Berkeley in 1994, and a B.S.E. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Senior Member of the IEEE.