Omer Tene

Omer Tene

Omar Tene

Omer Tene

Omer Tene is an Associate Professor at the College of Management School of Law, Rishon Le Zion, Israel; Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society; and Visiting Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology and the Institute for Jewish Law and Israeli Law, Economy and Society.

He is Managing Director of Tene & Associates, where he consults the Israeli government, data protection authority and private sector businesses ranging from technology start-ups to Fortune 100 companies  in the financial, health, telecom, mobile and online industries on privacy, data protection and law and technology issues. He was appointed by the Israeli Minister of Justice as Member of the National Privacy Protection Council and is a member of the advisory board of the Future of Privacy Forum; European advisory board of IAPP; and Editorial Board of International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University Press). He headed the Steering Committee for the 32nd annual conference of privacy and data protection commissioners.

He is a graduate of the JSD and LL.M. programs at NYU School of Law and received an MBA degree from INSEAD as well as LL.M. and LL.B. degrees from Tel Aviv University. He was an associate at the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton and at the Paris office of Fried Frank and a Senior Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London, where he directed the Data Protection Group.

He published numerous articles about privacy and data protection, including:

      • Omer Tene, Me, Myself and I: Aggregated and Disaggregated Identities on Social Networking Services, __ J. Int’l Comm. L. & Tech. __ (forthcoming Fall 2011).

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      • Omer Tene & Jules Polonetsky, To Track or ‘Do Not Track’: Advancing Transparency and Individual Control in Online Behavioral Advertising, __ Minn. J. L. Sci. & Tech. __ (forthcoming Fall 2011).

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        • Omer Tene & Yucel Saygin, Privacy and Data Protection in Turkey: (Inching) Towards a European Framework, Privacy & Security Law Report (October 2011).

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          • Omer Tene, The Complexities of Defining Personal Data: Anonymization 8(8) Data Protection Law & Policy 6 (2011).

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          • Omer Tene, Privacy: The New Generations, 1 International Data Privacy Law 15 (2011).

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          • Omer Tene, Reforming the Law from the Ground Up: Recent Developments in Israel’s Privacy Regulation, 9 (38) BNA Privacy & Security Law Report 1341 (2010).

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          • Omer Tene, Israel’s Data Protection Reform: Reduce Bureaucracy; Increase Accountability, 10(1) Privacy & Data Protection Law 13 (2009).

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          • Omer Tene, What Google Knows: Privacy and Internet Search Engines, 2008 Utah L. Rev. 1434 (2008).

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          • Omer Tene, Israel’s New Anti Spam Law: Seller Beware, 96 Privacy Laws & Business 16 (2008).

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          • Yoram Hacohen & Omer Tene, Transferral of Pension Fund Databases in Israel, 5(11) Data Protection L. & Pol’y 14 (2008).

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          • Omer Tene, Israeli Data Protection Law: Constitutional, Statutory and Regulatory Reform, 8(1) Privacy and Data Protection 6 (2007).

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          • Omer Tene, Israel’s Data Protection Law: Registration, Transfers Abroad, Employment, 89 Privacy Laws & Business 16 (2007).

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