Speaker Profile

Serena Viswanathan
Assistant Director, Division of Advertising Practices / FTC

Serena Viswanathan is an assistant director in the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Advertising Practices, where she supervises enforcement actions against deceptive and unfair advertising practices. Since joining the FTC in 2000, she has investigated and litigated deceptive advertising cases on a broad range of products, including dietary supplements, devices and foods. Serena graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.