Will (Guillermo) Monge is a Partner Technologist to the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC).
Will (Guillermo) Monge is a technologist to the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC), where he runs technological investigations and develops tools to help monitor privacy leakage.
Throughout his career, Will has focused on helping organizations build good products that incorporate by design: privacy, security, and user experience. He believes that in order to use data efficiently, we must invest in control structures to help us make well-informed decisions around the value and risks.
Currently, Will is a researcher at Good Research, where he focuses on privacy, fairness, and model accountability by applying data science, ethnography, and UX research methods. Will is intent on bringing more people from different backgrounds and methodologies into the “data conversation”. For this purpose, Will enjoys serving as a consultant on several legal and regulatory organizations, where he helps bridge the gap between technology and policy.
Prior to Good Research, he worked in the financial industry as a methodological consultant focusing on the risks of using models and data, being a model developer and reviewer both in credit and market, specializing in the mortgage ecosystem. Additionally he also led teams in R&D initiatives to develop tools for creating a standard framework for model developers and reviewers to use for data analysis and information management.
Will has a Masters in Information and Data Science from the University of California at Berkeley, a Masters degree in Mathematics from Complutense University of Madrid (with a focus on computation and complexity), and a Masters Business Consulting (where he specialized in risk modeling) from ICADE in Madrid.