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  • Michelle Finneran Dennedy
  • Jonathan Fox
  • Thomas R. Finneran
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Executive Director and Chief Strategist for the Information Accountability Foundation


Data Protection Intel Corporation Compliance Project Project Manager Professional Deputy Attorney General 
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Executive Director and Chief Strategist for the Information Accountability Foundation

Martin Abrams, Executive Director and Chief Strategist for the Information Accountability Foundation, has 35 years of experience as an information and consumer policy innovator. Multi-stakeholder collaboration has been a key for Abrams in developing practical solutions to dilemmas in information policy. His most recent work has been on big data governance and privacy compliance driven by demonstrable data stewardship. For the past five years he has led the Global Accountability Project, which has refined the accountability principle that is part of various data protection laws and guidance documents. Abrams was the co-founder and President of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP, which he led for 13 years.

Dr. Annie I. Antón

Professor in and Chair of the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Annie I. Antón is a Professor in and Chair of the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She has served the national defense and intelligence communities in a number of roles since being selected for the IDA/DARPA Defense Science Study Group in 2005–2006. Antón is a three-time graduate of the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, receiving a Ph.D. in 1997 with a minor in Management & Public Policy, an M.S. in 1992, and a B.S. in 1990 with a minor in Technical and Business Communication.

John Berard

Founder, Credible Context

John Berard is a visible and vocal privacy advocate. He has spent the last 15 years at the intersection of data protection and privacy and marketing communications. A founding member of the board of TRUSTe and twice a member of the board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Berard understands the call for transparency, access, and restraint. Working for companies in data-driven industries like health care, financial services, and telecommunications, he is a communications professional who sees data protection and privacy, when paired with security and product performance, as the raw material of trust. And it is trust that grants companies permission to market. As an advisor to start-ups seeking to take the right first steps with regard to privacy and larger companies hoping to maximize the value of the data in their custody, Berard’s goal is to help guide business and consumers to common ground.

Eric Bonabeau

PhD, Chairman, Icosystem, Inc., and Dean of Computational Sciences, Minerva Schools at KGI

Eric Bonabeau is one of the world’s leading experts in complex systems and distributed adaptive problem solving and is known worldwide for his ability to apply the concepts of complexity science to real-world problems. His work focuses on the limits of human decision-making in a complex, decentralized, and unpredictable world. Read more about these topics on Icosystem’s blog. Prior to founding Icosystem, Eric was involved in research and development for US and European telecommunications and software companies. He has written three books, including the perennial scientific bestseller, Swarm Intelligence, which provided the inspiration for another bestseller, Michael Crichton’s Prey. He has published more than 140 scientific articles in international journals and conference proceedings and is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and the MIT Sloan Management Review. He has a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Paris-Sud University in France, and is an alumnus of France’s Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications.

Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D.

Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world’s leading privacy experts. Her Privacy by Design framework seeks to proactively embed privacy into the design specifications of information technologies and business practices, thereby achieving the strongest protection possible. In October 2010, regulators at the conference of International Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Jerusalem unanimously passed a Resolution recognizing Privacy by Design as an essential component of fundamental privacy protection. This was followed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s inclusion of Privacy by Design as one of three recommended practices for protecting online privacy – a major validation of its significance. In November 2011, Dr. Cavoukian was ranked as one of the top 25 Women of Influence, recognizing her contribution to the Canadian and global economy. In October 2013, she was named one of the Top 100 City Innovators Worldwide by UBM Future Cities for her passionate advocacy of Privacy by Design. She is now tackling Big Data, for which she says, “Big Privacy” is the answer.

Janet F. Chapman

Senior Vice Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer and Manager, Compliance Group, at Union Bank

Janet F. Chapman currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer and Manager, Compliance Group, at Union Bank in San Francisco. She currently serves as Chair of the Privacy Working Committee of the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) and, as a member of FSR BITS Regulatory Steering Committee, and is a founding member of the advisory board of the Ponemon Institute’s Responsible Information Management Council. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and is a frequent speaker on privacy issues.

Ms. Chapman is the former Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) for The Charles Schwab Corporation. During her tenure as CPO, Schwab ranked in the top 10 in the Ponemon Institute-Trust-e survey of the Top Most Trusted Companies for Privacy from 2006–2008.

R. Traver Clifford

R. Traver Clifford is a senior at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is an Eagle Scout, a member of the Cross Country team, and an intern at Developer Town, a technology business that works with start-ups and existing companies. He plans to earn an undergraduate degree in computer science and a masters in business administration.

Jay Cline

President of privacy consulting firm MPC

Jay Cline is a former chief privacy officer, IT management consultant, and international trade-law expert in the U.S. government. Cline also has held leadership positions in the IAPP, is the privacy columnist for Computerworld, and was the winner of the Barbara Wellbery Memorial Award for his proposal for an international Safe Harbor agreement. Cline’s Privacy Maturity Model won the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award. Cline founded the Twin Cities Privacy Network and Minnesota Privacy Consultants in 2006, and the Bay Area Privacy Network in 2013.

Peggy Eisenhauer

Founder of Privacy & Information Management Services—Margaret P. Eisenhauer, P.C.

Peggy Eisenhauer is the founder of Privacy & Information Management Services—Margaret P. Eisenhauer, P.C., an Atlanta, Georgia based law firm. She is recognized by Chambers Global: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of privacy and data security. She earned a J.D. with honors from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Science in Information & Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a member of the IAPP, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Chair Emeritus of the CIPP Advisory Board, a Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, a member of the Nymity Advisory Council, the BNA Privacy Law Advisory Board, and the 501st Legion. She is the author of the case book, A Global Survey of Privacy & Security Enforcement Actions with Recommendations for Reducing Risk (IAPP, May 2008).

Francoise Gilbert

Founder and Managing Director of the IT Law Group and author and editor of Global Privacy and Security Laws

Francoise Gilbert, founder and managing director of the IT Law Group, is an internationally recognized thought leader and expert in information privacy and security law. She regularly advises public companies and other businesses on a variety of information privacy, security, cloud computing, and big data matters. She is the primary author and editor of the reference two-volume treatise Global Privacy and Security Law ( ) (3,000 pages, 2-volume, Aspen Publishers / Wolters Kluwer Law and Business), an in-depth analysis of the data protection laws of 66 countries. Named Best Lawyers’ “2014 San Francisco Lawyer of the Year for Information Technology Law,” Francoise was selected as one of the “2013 Northern California’s Top Attorneys.” She has received consistent accolades from Chambers USA, Chambers Global, the Best Lawyers in America, Ethisphere Who’s Who in E-Commerce, and Computerworld for her work in the information privacy and security field.

Ed Glover

Client Services Director, Security and Privacy at Resources Global Professionals (RGP)

Ed Glover has over 30 years of experience in the information technology field as a senior executive driving, vision, and strategy. Currently, Ed is working at Resources Global Professionals (RGP) as a client services director in the Northern California Region focusing on GRC, Security, and Privacy. Prior to RGP, Ed was a member of the executive IT team, reporting to the EVP CIO of Sun Microsystems. While his responsibilities covered the IT Compliance and Risk Management organization, he provided leadership and direction for SunIT’s Vision and Strategic initiatives. Prior to Ed's time in SunIT, Ed was responsible for defining, developing, implementing, and managing Sun’s worldwide security and custom engineering consulting practice. Before joining Sun, Ed was a Senior Manager at Price Waterhouse responsible for providing security, IT Risk, and Compliance to a wide variety of clients. Ed is a graduate of The University of California–Berkeley and obtained an Executive MBA from St. Mary’s College.

Dawn N. Jutla, PhD

Board Director, OASIS, and Professor, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dawn Jutla is a Professor of Business and Computer Science and founder of the Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. An industry consultant in emerging information technologies, big data management, strategy, privacy, and governance, she currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) and the Saint Mary’s Board of Governors. In 2012, she convened the OASIS Privacy by Design for Software Engineers Technical Committee to co-lead the creation of a standard that would help software engineers more easily embed privacy mechanisms for users into their software. Her honours include the 2009 World Technology Award for IT Software, given to researchers in academia and industry in science and technology for innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance, and the Jutla SimplyCast Scholarship, donated by a former student and technology entrepreneur.

Leslie K. Lambert

Chief Security and Strategy Officer for GuruCul Solutions

Leslie K. Lambert is the Chief Security and Strategy Officer for GuruCul Solutions and is responsible for company and product strategy, executive relations, strategic partnerships, as well as chairing the GuruCul Executive Advisory Council. Most recently, Lambert was the CISO for Juniper Networks, with responsibility for information security, IT risk and compliance, including the development and deployment of policies, standards, and procedures. She oversaw Juniper’s security practice of incident management, intrusion detection, the prevention/protection against spam and malware attacks, security awareness, threat vulnerability assessments and mitigation, and partnered with Juniper Legal in the protection of intellectual property. With more than 30 years’ experience, Lambert’s deep IT knowledge base extends across architecture, business infrastructure, operations, security, and technical infrastructure. Prior to Juniper, Lambert was an IT executive at Sun Microsystems for 18 years, and served as Sun’s CISO. She received CSO Magazine’s 2010 Compass Award for security leadership and was named one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders in 2009.

Barb Lawler

Chief Privacy Officer at Intuit

Barbara Lawler is the first Chief Privacy Officer at Intuit, makers of, TurboTax®, QuickBooks®, and other online financial services, and is responsible for creating and driving data stewardship, privacy and data use strategy, policy and implementation, and regulatory analysis to deliver the best experiences to customers and employees. Intuit tied for first as the “Most Trusted Company for Privacy in America” in 2007, and finished in the top 10 every year since 2006. Before Intuit, Ms. Lawler spent over 20 years in privacy, data management, and marketing at Hewlett Packard, and was their first Chief Privacy Officer. While there, she led a global team whose work culminated in HP’s selection as the inaugural “Most Trusted Company for Privacy” in 2004. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is a previous member of its Board of Directors. She has testified about privacy and accountability before the U.S. Congress House and Senate.

Virginia Lee

Senior Attorney, Privacy and Security Legal, Intel Corporation

Ginny Lee has worked in the high-tech industry for over twenty years. At Intel Corporation, she is responsible for providing legal guidance on privacy and security matters, especially as they relate to “Privacy by Design.” Prior to Intel, Ginny was the Director of Platform and Product Privacy at Yahoo! where she was responsible for the policy direction of Yahoo!’s varied products and platforms. Ginny also ran a boutique law practice focused on privacy and intellectual property law. She has worked on policy, regulatory, and compliance issues for the Network Advertising Initiative. In addition to her legal experience, Ginny has held positions in engineering and product management and technical support. Ginny holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from the University of Maine, a MBA from the University of New Hampshire, and a JD from the University Of Maine School Of Law. Ginny is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and Manager (CIPM).

Tyson Macaulay

Vice President, Global Telecommunications Strategy at McAfee

Tyson Macaulay is the Vice President - Global Telecommunications Strategy for McAfee. In this role, Mr. Macaulay drives security solutions development supporting the Telecommunications Service Provider vertical, representing McAfee capabilities integrated with those of its parent, Intel Corporation. Mr. Macaulay is accountable for the definition of value-added solutions, business models, and thought -leadership specifically for the global telecommunications industry. Mr. Macaulay has an impressive pedigree of achievements in the Telecom space, most recently at Bell Canada as the Security Liaison Officer for the past 8 years. A well-respected speaker and researcher since 1993, he regularly lectures at the university level, and has many books, periodical publications, and patent applications to his name. Mr. Macaulay also supports the development of engineering and security standards through the Professional Engineers of Ontario, the International Standards Organization (ISO), the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and the newly formed oneM2M.

Rena Mears

Managing Principal of RMCS, LLC

Rena Mears is the Managing Principal of RMCS, LLC providing privacy and data protection consulting services to enterprises managing and protecting customer and employee data in complex regulatory environments. Prior to her recent retirement, Rena was a partner in Deloitte’s Audit & Enterprise Risk Services, where she founded and led the national and global Privacy & Data Protection services. She has more than twenty-five years of experience supporting clients in the areas of privacy, enterprise risk and controls, data protection, and information security.

Kenneth P. Mortensen

Chief Governance Officer at CVS Caremark

Kenneth P. Mortensen is VP, Assistant General Counsel & Chief Governance Officer at CVS Caremark, where he has enterprise responsibility for knowledge governance to empower application of information as an enterprise asset to optimize risk and facilitate innovation while protecting individual privacy. Ken serves on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is also on the boards of the National Health ISAC and Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). Before CVS Caremark, Ken was Boston Scientific’s first ever CPO with responsibility for global privacy. Before that, Ken served in the Administration of President George W. Bush as Associate Deputy Attorney General for Privacy and Civil Liberties for the Department of Justice, acting as primary counsel and policy advisor to the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General on privacy and civil liberties, including revisions to the Attorney General Guidelines for Domestic FBI Operations, updates to EO 12333, and the FISA Amendments Act.

David Mortman

Chief Security Architect, Dell Enstratius and Contributing Analyst, Securosis

David Mortman is the Chief Security Architect forDell Enstratius and a Contributing Analyst at Securosis and has been doing Information Security for well over 15 years. Prior to Dell, he was the Director of Security and Operations at C3. Previously, David was the CISO at Siebel Systems and the Manager of Global Security at Network Associates. David speaks regularly at Blackhat, Defcon, RSA, and other conferences. Additionally, he blogs at , , and . David sits on a variety of advisory boards, including Qualys, Lookout, and Virtuosi. David holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Chicago.

Vidya Phalke

Chief Technology Officer at MetricStream

As the CTO of MetricStream, Dr. Vidya Phalke is responsible for MetricStream’s global product architecture and technology strategy. He has been the technology visionary behind MetricStream’s GRC platform that has transformed Risk Intelligence and GRC Programs across a broad range of industries. He also leads MetricStream’s innovation hub -- —MetricStream Labs -- —which is responsible for several leading- edge innovations including Big Data Analytics, GRC Cloud, and Social Media GRC. Dr. Phalke has held various senior product management and engineering positions in Narus and Network Programs, - building Enterprise Grade Business and Operations Support Systems. Before joining the software industry, Dr. Phalke was an Academic at Rutgers University where he won several SBIR grants on cutting- edge research on Very Large Databases and Network Optimization. Besides a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers University, Dr. Phalke holds a management degree from MIT Sloan. He is a graduate of IIT, Delhi, India.

Jules Polonetsky

Executive Director, Future of Privacy Forum

Jules serves as Executive Director and Co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington, D.C.–-based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. Founded five years ago, FPF is supported by more than 80 leading companies, as well as an advisory board of comprised of the country’s leading academics and advocates. FPF’s current projects focus on online data use, smart grid, mobile data, big data, apps, location, and social media. Jules previous roles have included serving as Consumer Affairs Commissioner for New York City., Jules currently chairs the privacy advisory board of Gigya, and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Cookie Clearinghouse, Frankly, and the Center for Copyright Information. He has served on the boards of a number of privacy and consumer protection organizations including TRUSTe, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Network Advertising Initiative. From 2011-2012, Jules served on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.

Richard Purcell

CEO, Corporate Privacy Group

Richard Purcell is a privacy pioneer and supports information management programs through planning, developing, and implementing protocols designed to respect and protect personal information. Corporate Privacy Group also offers award-winning Web-based education and training courseware for security and privacy awareness, knowledge, and skills development. As Microsoft’s original privacy officer, Richard designed, developed, implemented, and oversaw one of the world’s largest and most advanced privacy programs spanning Internet properties, software products, end-user support, and information systems. Richard served as Chairman of the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee to the Department of Homeland Security and as Executive Director of the non-profit research agency, the Privacy Projects. He served on the Online Access & Security Advisory Committee of the Federal Trade Commission and as Chairman of TRUSTe, the pioneering online privacy certification agency. He sits on several corporate advisory boards and regularly addresses issues of information privacy and data protection domestically and globally.

James Ransome, PhD, CISSP, CISM

Senior Director, Product Security at McAfee

Dr. James Ransome, CISSP, CISM, is the Senior Director of Product Security and responsible for all aspects of McAfee’s Product Security Program, a corporate-wide initiative that supports the delivery of secure software products to customers. His career is marked by leadership positions in the private and public industries, having served in three chief information security officer (CISO) and four chief security officer (CSO) roles. Prior to the corporate world, Ransome had 23 years of government service in various roles supporting the Unites States intelligence community, federal law enforcement, and the Department of Defense. He holds a Ph.D. specializing in Information Security from a NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education program. Ransome is a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. He recently authored his 10th information security book “Core Software Security: Security at the Source. ”

Stewart Room

Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

Stewart Room is a dual qualified solicitor and barrister, with 20 years’ experience as a litigator and advocate. Stewart is rated as one of the UK’s leading data protection lawyers, with considerable expertise and reputation in data protection and data security matters. He is a leading lawyer on contentious aspects of privacy and data protection law, informational security, and the operational implications of the law within complex technologies, networks, and communications systems. Stewart also specializes in data security breaches and the theft or loss of personal data, and leads on major international compliance projects. Stewart heads the Telecommunication sector group for Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP. and has authored three leading text books on data protection law, including “Butterworth’s Data Security Law and Practice”, the pre-eminent work in this field.

Raj Samani

Vice President, Chief Technical Officer, EMEA, McAfee

Raj is currently working as the VP, Chief Technical Officer for McAfee EMEA, having previously worked as the Chief Information Security Officer for a large public sector organization in the UK. He volunteers as the Cloud Security Alliance Chief Innovation Officer, and Special Advisor for the European CyberCrime Centre, and is on the advisory councils for Infosecurity Europe, and Infosecurity Magazine. In addition, Raj was previously the VP for Communications in the ISSA UK Chapter, having presided over the award for Chapter communications program of the year for 2008, and 2009, and was inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2012.

Richard Schaefer

Director Technical Alliances, Good Technology

Richard Schaefer is the Director Technical Alliances at Good Technology. He is responsible for all aspects of ISV integration with Good’s secure mobility platform including security compliance. His longtime career focus is market adoption of evolutionary technologies primarily via partner eco-systems. His roles have spanned engineering, marketing, and business development in the application of nascent computing platforms and processes to a broad range of industries. His achievements have earned him awards and executive recognition at Sun Microsystems and Good. He has edited and contributed to books on the Solaris operating system, multi-threading, and Java. Michelle frequently introduces him as the one who taught her about garbage collection.

Denise Schoeneich, CIPM, CIPP/IT, CISA, PMP

IT Risk, Compliance, and Audit Professional at Resources Global Professionals (RGP)

As an IT professional Denise Schoeneich has experience in project and program management, and information technology risk, compliance, and audit. Denise She currently is a consultant with Resources Global Professionals (RGP). As a subject matter expert, Denise has managed compliance projects and conducted risk assessments and audits in information security, IT governance, system development lifecycle (SDLC), Payment Card Industry Standards (PCI), and business continuity/disaster recovery for a variety of industry sectors, including financial services, health care, hospitality, retail, and software. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/IT (CIPP/IT), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA), and Certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) and holds an MBA in Management Information Systems from Wayne State University and a BBA from Eastern Michigan University.

Peter Swire

Nancy J. & Lawrence P. Huang Professor of Law and Ethics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech

Peter Swire is the Nancy J. & Lawrence P. Huang Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, in the Scheller College of Business, with courtesy appointments in the College of Computing and the School of Public Policy. He is a Senior Fellow with the Future of Privacy Forum and the Center for American Progress, and Policy Fellow with the Center for Democracy and Technology. In the fall of 2013, Swire served as a member of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. Previously, he co-chaired the Do Not Track standards process of the World Wide Web Consortium. In 2009–-2010 Professor Swire was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, serving in the National Economic Council under Lawrence Summers. From 1999 to early 2001, Professor Swire served as the Clinton Administration's Chief Counselor for Privacy, in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, the only person to date to have government-wide responsibility for privacy issues. Many of his writings appear at .

Eduardo Ustaran

Data Protection Lawyer and author of The Future of Privacy

Eduardo advises some of the world’s leading companies on the adoption of global privacy strategies and is closely involved in the development of the new EU data protection framework. He has been named by Revolution magazine as one of the 40 most influential people in the growth of the digital sector in the UK and is ranked as a leading privacy and internet lawyer by prestigious international directories. Eduardo is a member of the Board of Directors of the IAPP and the editor of Data Protection Law & Policy. Eduardo is the author of The Future of Privacy (DataGuidance, 2013), executive editor of European Privacy: Law and Practice for Data Protection Professionals (IAPP, 2011), and co-author of E-Privacy and Online Data Protection (Tottel Publishing, 2007) and of the Law Society’s Data Protection Handbook (2004). Eduardo regularly lectures at the University of Cambridge on data protection law as part of its Masters of Bioscience Enterprise.

Chenxi Wang, Ph.D.

Vice President of Market Insight at McAfee

Dr. Wang is VP of Market Insight at McAfee, responsible for market research and intelligence worldwide for McAfee. Prior to McAfee, Chenxi was a highly respected industry analyst, with the roles of Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. During her tenure at Forrester, Chenxi led a number of high- profile research areas, including mobile security, cloud, and application security. She was also the lead on Forrester’s global privacy heat map project. Prior to Forrester, Chenxi was Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. At CMU, Chenxi led a number of large research projects funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. She was one of the founding faculty members of CMU’s CyLab. Chenxi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Her Ph.D. thesis work received ACM’s Samuel Alexander Award. She is a contributing author to the book “Beautiful Security.”

Dr. Dr Mark Watts

Head of Information Technology Law, Bristows

Mark Watts is an IT specialist with over 18 years’ experience. He advises many of the world’s best- known companies on the legal issues arising out of IT issues such as system development, outsourcing, social networking, cloud computing, mobile apps, and online trading. Mark also has a doctorate in semiconductor physics from Oxford University. He has particular expertise in data protection and for many years was Global Privacy Counsel at IBM. Mark’s busy practice involves assisting multinationals on global compliance projects, such as those based on Binding Corporate Rules, advising technology companies on product development to ensure compliance with applicable law, and advising companies on how to respond to data protection enforcement actions, including Monetary Penalty Notices issued by the UK’s Information Commissioner.

Joel Weise

Director of Security and Compliance, Hootsuite

Joel Weise has worked in the field of information security for over 30 years. He is the Director of Security and Compliance at Hootsuite in Vancouver, British Columbia. Joel is a founding member of the Information Systems Security Association and an ISSA Distinguished Fellow, the chairman of the ISSA Journal’s Editorial Advisory Board, and a member of and Subject Matter Expert for the American Bar Association Science and Technology working committee.

Ruby Zefo

Chief Privacy and Security Counsel Counsel, Intel Corporation

Ruby Zefo, CIPP/US, CIPM, is Intel Corporation’s Chief Privacy & Security Counsel. Zefo manages Intel’s global privacy and security legal group, whose charter is to provide legal counseling that enables Intel’s business to appropriately manage risks and opportunities related to privacy, data security, and cyber security. In addition, Zefo manages the teams responsible for legal support of Intel’s IT department and Intel’s global trademark practice. Zefo began her law career at Fenwick & West LLP, specializing in intellectual property and general commercial litigation. She later joined Sun Microsystems, Inc., specializing in licensing, marketing, and trademark law. She joined Intel in 2003. Zefo has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California– at Berkeley, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She is a frequent speaker on legal practice excellence and leadership topics.

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