Ayaz Minhas serves as a Privacy Policy Manager, Artificial Intelligence at Meta, advising product teams and other stakeholders on AI policy issues related to red teaming, severe harms, risk assessments, and infrastructure. An attorney by training, Ayaz has worked in privacy and data ethics spaces for over 9 years, also specializing in areas including political tech and interest-based advertising technology. Prior to working in tech spaces, Ayaz served as a magistrate in the city of Portsmouth, VA, where he adjudicated probable cause hearings on civil and criminal law matters.