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Howard Fried

President, Co-Founder, Zen Data Privacy | Security and Privacy Pioneer

Kristy Edwards

Chief Product Officer, Zen Data Privacy | Privacy technology and security leader

Benjamin Brook

Ben Brook is the CEO and co-founder of Transcend, a data privacy technology company based in SF.

Vivienne Artz

Data, privacy and gender expert, advocate and leader in the global financial services sector

Robin Berjon

Versatile Technologist

Daniel J. Solove

Professor, GW Law School + CEO, TeachPrivacy + Organizer, Privacy+Security Forum

Nodar Daneliya

Working on the future of open source data privacy tools.

Peter Barbosa

We simplify data privacy compliance for legal and engineering teams

Patience Haggin

Covering privacy and adjacent issues for WSJ; previously reported on VC & startups

Debbie Reynolds

Founder, CEO, and Chief Data Privacy Officer of Debbie Reynolds Consulting LLC

Ben Moskowitz

Leading Consumer Reports’ work on digital consumer protection and strategic innovation

Sunny Kang

Sunny is a data privacy attorney working at the intersection of tech, civil liberties, and policy

Brandi Bennett

Proven privacy and technology counsel with CIPP/US certification

Jason DuPreez

Enterprise software executive with a passion for technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Melinda Thompson

Deputy General Counsel, Vice President Legal Affairs at Palo Alto Networks

Ann Cavoukian

Embedding privacy into your operations so that privacy-invasive efforts are prevented.

Aoife Sexton

CPO and Chief of Product Innovation in Truata|designing innovative products to gain data insights.

Laura Hamady

Leading privacy governance and operations at Visa, Inc.

Shoshana Rosenberg

Founder and CEO of SafePorter, Privacy|Data Strategy Counsel, and Inclusion by Design advocate.

Sebastian Zimmeck

Privacy tech researcher |

Nick Curcuru

VP of Privacy Ecosystem & Special Projects at Privitar.

The Rise of Privacy Tech (TROPT)

The Rise of Privacy Tech Founder | PIX LLC CEO | Privacy & Cybersecurity Strategist & Board Advisor

Lorrie Cranor

Director and Bosch Distinguished Professor in Security and Privacy Technologies, CyLab Security and Privacy Institute

Jason Cronk

Author of the book Strategic Privacy by Design. Privacy engineer and provocateur. Licensed attorney in Florida.

John Gevertz

Chief Privacy Officer/SVP

Michelle Finneran Dennedy

Privacy Jedi, Strategic Advisor at Privitar, CyTrio, DrumWave et al. Founding partner, Privatus.Online

Barbara Cosgrove

VP, Chief Privacy Officer, Workday

Chenxi Wang

Board member, Investor, Forbes contributor, Keynote speaker, Founder

Keith Enright

Chief Privacy Officer and Vice President at Google / Board Director

Austin Arensberg

Austin Arensberg leads Okta Ventures, Okta’s strategic investment arm investing in enterprise software.

Melanie Ensign (she/her)

Security + Privacy Communications Advisor; previously: Uber, Facebook, FleishmanHillard

Kim Emiru

Global privacy and cybersecurity attorney with extensive SaaS, commercial, and regulatory experience

paola zeni

Pragmatic influencer with experience in leading global privacy programs in high tech companies.

Peter Snyder

At Brave I design privacy features and lead privacy research, internally and with academic partners.

Adam Connolly

Adam advises clients on privacy, cybersecurity, data use, and digital marketing matters.

Fatima Khan

Experienced Privacy and Legal Executive | Focused on Driving Privacy Innovation

Brent Blackaby

Entrepreneur, Growth Marketing Expert, and Digital Organizing Pro

Paul Ashley

Industry expert in digital identity, cyber security and personal data protection

Lee Feldman

Emerging technology trend analysis + investment opportunity frameworks + thesis development

Morgan Mahlock

Investor at IQT - Graduated Stanford University BS and MS - Works with nonprofits including BLCK VC and EVCA

Shannon Yavorsky

Authority on U.S. and European data privacy & security - Uniquely qualified in California, England, Wales, Ireland

Ray Everett

Pioneering Chief Privacy Officer; founding board of IAPP; author and entrepreneur.

Debra Farber

Privacy Lead at Prime Video | Startup Advisor | Passionate About TROPT, Privacy Engineering, & Ethical Hacking

Schuyler Moore

National security practitioner providing technical and policy subject matter expertise to Congress

Michael Platzer

Building next-gen anonymization solutions.

Gilbert Hill

Privacy Technologist, entrepreneur and Blockchain CEO, most recently Tapmydata, CIPM, Senior Tutor & Fellow, IDM.

howard fried

How did we get to 2021 without tackling the ABC’s of privacy technology?

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Companies interested in a data privacy infrastructure that makes it simple to give their users control over their personal data


Privitar Allows Organizations to Use 100% of Their Data Safely

Anonyome Labs

Privacy & Cyber Safety Solutions for the Digital World


Metomic helps companies detect, classify, and control sensitive data across their entire data infrastructure.


OneDPO brings AI and privacy engineering to deliver data privacy and governance at scale.


Your Trusted Partner in Privacy-Enhanced Analytics


A platform for privacy data exchanges

Inpher Inc.

Modernizing Privacy-Preserving ML Experience


Data Privacy Management for the modern business. Build trust through transparency.

ClearOPS, Inc.

ClearOPS empowers vendors to earn and maintain customer trust with our innovative privacy and security assessments applications powered by NLP and with our advanced vendor management solution powered by our public data search engine.

Manetu, Inc.

The Data Privacy Management platform that lets smart brands work with their customers instead of against them