Speaker Profile

Serena Viswanathan
Acting Associate Director for Advertising Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection / FTC

Serena Viswanathan is the acting associate director in the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices.

Ms. Viswanathan has held positions at all levels of the agency, including as an attorney advisor and acting deputy director in the Bureau of Consumer Protection. She started her FTC career as a staff attorney in the Division of Advertising Practices.

Ms. Viswanathan received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.