Emanuela Podda is a doctoral researcher in the Law, Science and Technology Joint Doctorate - Rights of Internet of Everything, funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.
She is a multilingual lawyer graduated in 2010 at the University of Cagliari, Faculty of Law, with a main focus on commercial and tax law.
After the graduation, she worked in Italy in the private sector, providing legal support to small medium enterprises (SME). She also gathered professional experience in the public administration, working as an intern for the Tax Agency - Ministry Economy and Finance in Italy. She succeeded the BAR exam in 2013 and she moved abroad working and living in Toronto, Auckland and Brussels. With her work experiences, performing not only legal tasks but also financial analysis of big data, she gradually developed a deep interest in the interactions between law and technology, with a particular focus on digitalization related legal issues.
Alongside her work, Emanuela practices yoga and she has a passion for visual arts, especially for black and white photography.
Her doctoral research focuses on the Big data analysis systems in IoE environments for managing privacy and digital identity: pseudonymity, deanonymization and the right to be forgotten.