Jules Polonetsky
Jules Polonetsky
Executive Director and Co-chair
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. FPF is supported by the chief privacy officers more than 110 leading companies, as well as an advisory board of comprised of the country’s leading academics and advocates. FPF’s current projects focus on Big Data, Mobile, Location, Apps, the Internet of Things, Wearables, De-Identification, Connected Cars and Student Privacy. Read More >>
Christopher Wolf
Christopher Wolf
Founder and Co-chair
Future of Privacy Forum
Christopher Wolf is the co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum. Chris is also a partner in the Washington, DC office of Hogan Lovells LLP, where he is a leader of that firm’s privacy practice group. The views expressed by the Future of Privacy Forum are solely its own and do not reflect the views of Hogan Lovells LLP or its clients… Read More >>

 

Mary Culnan
Mary Culnan

Professor Emeritus at Bentley University
Mary has testified before Congress, the Massachusetts Senate, and other government agencies on a range of privacy issues. In 1993, she served on a White House Task Force on Presidential Correspondence. From 1997-98, she served as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection…Read More >>
Peter Swire
Peter P. Swire

Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor at the Scheller College of Business of the Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter P. Swire is the Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor at the Scheller College of Business of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Senior Fellow with the Future of Privacy Forum, and also a fellow with the Center for American Progress and Center for Democracy and Technology. In November, 2012 he was named the co-chair of the Tracking Protection Working Group of the World Wide Web Consortium, the Do Not Track process. He has been a recognized leader in privacy, cybersecurity, and the law of cyberspace for well over a decade, as a scholar, government official, and participant in numerous policy, public interest, and business settings…Read More >>
Omar Tene
Omer Tene
Associate Professor
College of Management School of Law
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…Read More >>

 

 

Kelsey Finch
Kelsey Finch
Policy Counsel
Kelsey Finch is Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. Her projects at FPF include consumer wellness and wearables, big data, de-identification standards and privacy by design. Before coming to FPF, Kelsey was an inaugural Westin Fellow at the IAPP, where she produced practical research on a range of privacy topics and edited the FTC Privacy Casebook. She is a graduate of Smith College and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, with a concentration in Intellectual Property & Information Law.
 Joseph Jerome
Joseph Jerome
Policy Counsel
Joseph Jerome, CIPP/US, serves as Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. At FPF, Joseph’s issue portfolio focuses on big data and the Internet of Things, where he works educational privacy questions, smart technologies, and ethical uses of information. He also assists TeachPrivacy, a company founded by Professor Dan Solove that provides privacy and data security training programs. Prior to working at FPF, Joseph served as a national law fellow at the American Constitution Society, where he organized events discussing human rights in the United States and a ten-year retrospective on the Department of Homeland Security. He is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was an International Law and Human Rights Student Fellow in 2010.
 Barbara Kelly
Barbara Kelly
Leadership Director
Barbara Kelly serves as Leadership Director of the Future of Privacy Forum.  In this role, she promotes FPF’s mission to advance responsible data practices through outreach, communications and membership development with the FPF’s Advisory Board, a leadership group of privacy professionals representing industry, academia, law and consumer advocacy.  She has worked in development and technology roles for the U.S. chapter of Transparency International and at the National Center for State Courts, executing constituency-building strategies and growing financial resources at all levels.  She began her career at the Supreme Court of Virginia as a user’s advocate in the development of statewide judicial information systems. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University.
 Brenda Leong
Brenda Leong
Senior Counsel and Operations Manager
Brenda Leong is Senior Counsel and Operations Manager at the Future of Privacy Forum, primarily supporting issues related to Education Privacy. She works on ed tech industry standards and collaboration on privacy concerns, as well as partnering with parent and educator advocates for practical solutions to the privacy challenges from the expansion of student data. Prior to working at FPF, Brenda served in the U.S. Air Force, including policy and legislative affairs work from the Pentagon and the U.S. Department of State. She is a 2014 graduate of George Mason University School of Law, and has her CIPP/US privacy certification.

 

Deb Berlyn
Debra Berlyn

Executive Director, The Project to Get Olders Adults onLine; President, Consumer Policy Solutions
Debra Berlyn serves as the Executive Director of The Project to Get Older Adults onLine (GOAL), and she is also the President of Consumer Policy Solutions. Ms. Berlyn is a seasoned veteran of telecommunications and consumer policy issues and an advocate for consumers of technology services. She represented AARP on the digital television transition and has worked closely with national aging organizations on several Internet issues, including online safety and privacy concerns.
Mary Culnan
Mary Culnan

Professor Emeritus at Bentley University
Dr. Mary J. Culnan is Professor Emeritus at Bentley University. She also serves as a Senior Research Fellow in the Center for IT and the Global Economy (CITGE) at the Kogod School of Business, American University. Mary has testified before Congress, the Massachusetts Senate, and other government agencies on a range of privacy issues. From 1997-98, she served as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection. In 2000 she was a member of the FTC’s Advisory Committee on Access and Security. Since 2001, Mary has been a member of the Government Accountability Office’s Executive Committee on Information Management and Technology (ECIMT). Business Week’s e-biz Web site profiled Mary as a “Mover & Shaker” in 1999.
Sandra Hughes
Sandra R. Hughes
Sandra Hughes Strategies
Sandra R. Hughes is a certified Business Strategy and Leadership coach in areas of Risk Management and Information Governance. She retired in 2012 after a career spanning 30+ years with Procter & Gamble, the worlds largest consumer products company. In her last decade Sandy served as Global Privacy Executive, in addition to leading global programs in Ethics & Compliance, Information Governance, Social Media Policy and Competitive Intelligence. In 2012 the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) recognized her with the Vanguard Award for best Corporate Practitioner and the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) with a Lifetime Achievement Award as a Woman of Influence. Sandy serves as Secretary on the corporate board for the Future of Privacy Forum, VP Marketing for the International Coach Federation Ohio Valley, and the advisory boards for International Privacy Day and Executive Women’s forum. She is also the Chairman of Social Venture Partners Cincinnati, an engaged philanthropy organization elevating the success of innovative charities within the community. Most recently Venue Magazine recognized Sandy as a 2014 Cincinnati Woman of Influence.

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28
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all-day Data Privacy Day
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