Ieva is an expert on digital public policy and cybersecurity. Working for the Ministry of Defence she was in charge of developing the national cybersecurity policy for Latvia. Currently, Ieva lives in Silicon Valley and follows global digital trends, publishing articles and speaking at public events, where she advocates for a more responsible and secure digital realm. She is also a founding/Board Member of the Digital Freedom Festival
Ieva began her diplomatic career in 1997 and since then has worked on security, democracy, human rights and digital policy at the national and international level, both at NATO and the European Union.