Board Members

Scott Taylor, Board Chairman

Scott is Vice President Compliance, Privacy, Big Data, and Global Services at Merck.

Prior to joining Merck, Scott was Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy, SER, and Human Rights, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. There, he was responsible for HPE’s Privacy, Social & Environmental Responsibility, and Human Rights efforts, including strategy, policy, governance, and operations as part of the Ethics & Compliance Office (ECO) within the Office of the General Counsel. In this role, he was a member of HPE’s Compliance Council, Living Progress Report Leadership Team, and chairs the Privacy & Data Protection Governance Board. Scott and his team worked with HPE business groups, regions and corporate functions to assure the implementation of the company’s Privacy, SER and Human Rights policies and programmes and to prioritise and integrate accountability and social responsibility into product and services development and delivery across the company.

As Chief Privacy Officer at HPE, he served as the firm’s global privacy representative with governments, external policy makers, media, NGOs and customers in the area of Privacy & Data Protection. Scott is actively involved in global initiatives to advance stronger protections for fundamental rights and serves as ex-officio Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and Chairman of the Board for The Information Accountability Foundation, a non-profit think tank for Privacy.

Scott Taylor

Vice President Compliance, Privacy, Big Data, and Global Services



David A. Hoffman

David A. Hoffman is Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer at Intel Corporation, in which capacity he heads the organisation that oversees Intel’s privacy compliance activities, legal support for privacy and security and all external privacy and security engagements.

Mr. Hoffman joined Intel in 1998 as Intel’s eBusiness attorney to manage the team providing legal support for Intel’s Chief Information Officer. In 1999, he founded Intel’s Privacy Team, and in 2000 was appointed Group Counsel of eBusiness and Director of Privacy. In 2005, Mr. Hoffman moved to Munich, Germany, as Group Counsel in the Intel European Legal Department, while leading Intel’s Worldwide Privacy and Security Policy Team. Mr. Hoffman served on the US Federal Trade Commission’s Online Access and Security Advisory Committee.

Mr. Hoffman was a founding member of the BBBOnline Steering Committee. Mr. Hoffman served on the TRUSTe Board of Directors from 2000-2006, where he was Chair of the Compliance Committee of the Board. Mr. Hoffman was a member of the US Federal Trade Commission’s Online Access and Security Committee. Also, in 2005 Mr. Hoffman was appointed to the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, on which he has been Chair of the Data Sharing and Use Subcommittee and is currently Chair of the Technology Committee. From 2005 – 2009, Mr. Hoffman served on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Privacy Professionals, on which he was the Board’s Treasurer and he is currently a member of the Advisory Board for the Future of Privacy Forum and the Board of the Information Accountability Foundation. Mr. Hoffman is the co-chair of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Task Force on Data Protection and Privacy.

Mr. Hoffman also served on the Center for Strategic and International Studies Cyber Security Commission and is on the board of the National Cyber Security Alliance. Mr. Hoffman holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional Certification. Mr. Hoffman has lectured on privacy and security law at schools in the US, Europe, Japan and China.

Mr. Hoffman has a JD from The Duke University School of Law, where he was a Member of the Duke Law Review. Mr. Hoffman also received an AB from Hamilton College.

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David A. Hoffman

Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer
Intel Corporation

Barbara Lawler, Board Secretary

Barbara Lawler is the Chief Privacy Officer at Intuit, makers of TurboTax®, QuickBooks®, Mint® and other online financial services, and is responsible for leading the global implementation of data stewardship, privacy by design and ethical data use accountability — aligned with data innovation which directly benefits consumers while increasing trust and business growth. She leads a programme that collaborates directly with product development and data scientists to develop and deliver practical guidance and innovative data use decision-making tools. Intuit tied for first as the “Most Trusted Company for Privacy in America” in 2007, and has finished in the top 10 every year since 2006.

Before Intuit, Ms. Lawler spent over 20 years in data management, marketing, content management and privacy at Hewlett Packard, and was their first Chief Privacy Officer. While there, she lead a global team responsible for online and offline privacy strategy, policy and Privacy By Design standards built to support the HP brand and standing as an exemplary corporate citizen. HP was chosen as the inaugural “Most Trusted Company for Privacy” in 2004.

Ms. Lawler participates in privacy and information policy leadership groups, where she is known as an advocate for ethical, innovative and practical approaches. Those groups include the Advisory Board of the Information Accountability Foundation (IAF), Executive Committee of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), Chair of the Ponemon Institute RIM Council Advisory Board and The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF). She has testified twice before the U.S. Congress House Energy and Commerce Committee (2001, 2011), twice before the Senate Commerce Committee (2002, 2011), the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (2004-2011) and the Internal Revenue Service (2006).

She is a previous member of the IAPP Board of Directors, has served on the California Office of Privacy Protection Advisory Board for breach notification (SB1386), and the BBBOnLine Advisory Board. She is a Privacy by Design Ambassador, designated by former Ontario Canada IPC Dr. Ann Cavoukian. She holds a B.S. in Business from San Jose State University, certifications in Advertising and Marketing Communications, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Information Privacy Manager (CIPP/US, CIPM). When not thinking about privacy, Ms. Lawler is actively engaged in community non-profit groups focused on expanding educational opportunities through the arts and technology, emphasising mentoring and leadership development.

Barbara Lawler

Chief Privacy Officer

Brendon Lynch

Brendon Lynch is the Chief Privacy Officer of Microsoft Corporation, where he has responsibilities for all aspects of Microsoft’s privacy programme, including privacy policy creation and implementation across the company, influencing the creation of privacy and data protection technologies for customers and overseeing communication and engagement with external stakeholders.

Before joining Microsoft, Brendon led the privacy and risk solutions business at software maker, Watchfire. Prior to entering the software industry in 2002, Brendon spent nine years in Europe and North America with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he provided consulting services in relation to privacy and risk management.

Brendon serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and holds a business degree from the University of Waikato, in his home country of New Zealand.

Brendon Lynch

Chief Privacy Officer
Microsoft Corporation

JoAnn C. Stonier

JoAnn C. Stonier is the EVP/Chief Information Governance & Privacy Officer for MasterCard. She is responsible for worldwide privacy compliance and information governance for the enterprise. Ms. Stonier is responsible for identifying MasterCard’s data strategy as an element of the company’s product and business strategy as well as for the management of privacy and data protection compliance and regulatory engagement on a global basis. Ms. Stonier and her team of global professionals help business colleagues understand the opportunities associated with MasterCard’s information assets as well as understand the risks and relevant legal requirements that need to be addressed related to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data.

Prior to joining MasterCard in 2008, Ms. Stonier was the Chief Privacy Officer for American Express Company. She also held various roles of increasing responsibility at American Express, including Chief Operating Officer, American Express Tax & Business Services; Vice President, Acquisition Integration; and Vice President & Assistant to the Chairman. Ms. Stonier has worked at Waldenbooks, Inc., PepsiCo and started her career as an auditor for PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

In addition to her work at MasterCard, Ms. Stonier is an Adjunct Professor at Pratt Institute where she teaches business strategy and international business, in the Design Management Master’s programme.

Ms. Stonier received her Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University in Queens, and her Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis College. She holds memberships in the Bar of the State of New York and the Bar of the State of New Jersey. Ms. Stonier has been recognised as an expert in the field of financial privacy, and was named as a fellow to The Aspen Institute’s First Mover Fellowship program. She is a well-regarded speaker at industry events and often addresses the need for balancing information innovation and privacy. Events have included: Amplify Festival 2013 Keynote Speaker, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP); the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) and the Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium.

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JoAnn C. Stonier

EVP/Chief Information Governance & Privacy Officer