Board Members

Scott Taylor, Board Charman

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

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.

David A. Hoffman

Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer Intel Corporation

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.

JoAnn C. Stonier

EVP/Chief Information Governance & Privacy Officer MasterCard

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.

Sheila Colclasure

VP, Global Executive for Privacy and Public Policy Acxiom Corporation

As Acxiom’s Global Executive for Privacy and Public Policy, Sheila directs Acxiom’s information use policies, compliance, consumer affairs, government affairs and related public relations for Acxiom’s operations globally. Sheila has developed and implemented policy and practice for Acxiom’s Privacy and Public Policy Program since 1998. Sheila participates in numerous domestic and international efforts to help develop effective public policy, establish industry best practices and achieve maximum harmonization of information policy across the world. With extensive knowledge of laws governing the collection and use of information worldwide, she is sought out by policy makers, regulators and government agencies for her views on the ethical use of data. Sheila functions as corporate liaison to several industry standards-setting groups and research and policy development groups including the Information Accountability Foundation, Future of Privacy Forum, Center for Information Policy Leadership, Digital Advertising Alliance, Email Sender Provider Coalition, Mobile Marketing Association and Coalition for Sensible Public Record Access. She is frequently interviewed by the media on privacy, data use and data governance and has represented the industry in discussions on consumer privacy in a number of forums, including Consumer Electronics Show, Digital Health Summit, Forrester analyst events, International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Conferences, Digital Advertising Alliance Summit events, Direct Marketing Association annual conferences, Conference of Western Attorneys General, National Association of Attorneys General, American Legislative Exchange Council, American Bar Association annual conferences, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business eVision event series, CRM Solutions Expo, the Marketing Science Institute and on the “Life & Times Tonight” television show (KCET, Los Angeles PBS affiliate). Sheila provides client support and advocacy on privacy and the ethical use of data as a strategic business essential. Her primary areas of focus include enterprise-wide compliance with legal regulations, such as FCRA, GLB, HIPAA, Privacy and Safeguard Rules, Telemarketing Sales Rule and CAN-SPAM; industry codes of conduct including the Direct Marketing Association’s Privacy Promise and the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Interest Based Advertising Guidelines; Mobile App Choices and Cross-Device Guidelines and Acxiom’s own leading-practice privacy policies. In particular, she is working to advance accountability using a contextual interrogation against ethical considerations. She has developed and implemented an annual privacy audit function that is widely regarded as the best in the industry. Prior to joining Acxiom, Sheila worked for the U.S. Senate, and then managed congressional and political affairs for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in its Washington, D.C. office, focusing on legislative and regulatory initiatives as well as directing its political action committee. Sheila has a master’s degree in communications, specializing in business and political communication.

Lori Fink

Senior VP, Assistant General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer , AT&T Services, Inc.

Lori Fink is Senior Vice President – Assistant General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, AT&T Services, Inc. She is responsible for legal matters relating to privacy, data protection, and corporate compliance. In addition, she has responsibility for setting the AT&T privacy policy both domestically and internationally and establishing “privacy by design” principles in the roll out of products and services. Lori joined Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1996 in Topeka, Kansas. She handled labor, general litigation and state regulatory and legislative matters. She has held a variety of other legal positions supporting External Affairs and Compliance, Small Business Sales, Global Customer Service, Access Management, Global Operations and Process Engineering, the Global Marketing Organization, Corporate Strategy and the Big Data Center of Excellence.

Prior to joining the Company, Lori served as the Pro Se Law Clerk for the United States District Court (D. Kan) and also a Law Clerk to the United States Magistrate, was an associate with a Topeka law firm and held various positions with the Kansas Corporation Commission. This included hearing examiner, acting general counsel and director of the Advisory Staff.

Lori is a graduate of Washburn Law School and Western Illinois University.

Jane Horvath

Senior Director of Global Privacy at Apple


Jane is the Senior Director of Global Privacy at Apple. She has been with the company since September of 2011, and brings more than a decade of information  privacy and legal experience to the role. she is responsible for overseeing Apple’s compliance with global privacy laws as well as working internally and externally on developing issues related to privacy. Prior to Apple, Jane was Global Privacy Counsel at Google. Before that, Ms. Horvath served as the DOJ’s first Chief Privacy Counsel and Civil Liberties Officer. At the DOJ, she was a member of the High Level contact Group and leader of the U.S. delegation of experts tasked with exploring common ground between the European Union’s Third Pillar data protection principles and U.S. federal privacy laws. Prior to the DOJ, she also was the General Counsel of Digital City Inc., an American Online, Inc. (AOL) subsidiary, and Assistant General Counsel at AOL, where she helped draft the company’s first privacy policies. Jane holds a Bachelor of Science from the College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia.

Lisa Martinelli

Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer

Lisa Martinelli is vice president and chief privacy officer for Highmark Health. Lisa joined Highmark in 2002.

As chief privacy officer, Ms. Martinelli oversees privacy, information management and data policy for the enterprise. She ensures that executive management and the Board of Directors are aware of significant privacy concerns and that the behavior within organization meets the standards of all relevant laws, rules and regulations, and best practices. She also develops policies and procedures, corporate-wide training and educational programs and works closely with Highmark Health customers, IT and security areas.  She sets strategic direction and analyzes issues related to information privacy, ethical use of data, cyber laws and policies.

Ms. Martinelli earned her bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and political science from the University of Pittsburgh, summa cum laude.  She also received her Juris Doctor in healthcare law from the University of Pittsburgh.  More recently, Ms. Martinelli has earned a master’s degree in the theology from Duquesne University, and she is a Ph.D. candidate in bioethics and health care ethics at the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University.

In 2009, Ms. Martinelli received the Jefferson Award for Public Service for her work with children with autism. She serves as a member of the University of Pittsburgh Honors College Board of Visitors, is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, is on the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum, and is member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She has spoken locally and nationally on a number of matters relating to privacy and information management, and ethics.

Laura Juanes Micas

Director of Privacy Policy at Facebook Inc.

Laura Juanes Micas is a multilingual law, policy and privacy expert in the technology industry. She currently serves as Director of Privacy Policy at Facebook Inc.

Laura is a Spanish qualified lawyer, based in the United States, with fifteen years of professional experience in technology and media companies. In her role at Facebook, she provides policy and regulatory and advice on key privacy issues that impact how individuals use or relate to technology on a daily basis, with a particular focus on Latin American markets. Prior to joining Facebook, she served as an Assistant General Counsel, Privacy & Human Rights, at Yahoo, where she led the legal and public policy team’s efforts on global privacy matters and the company’s Business and Human Rights Program.

Laura holds U.S. and EU Certifications for International Privacy Professionals (CIPP). She is a frequent speaker and participant at privacy and policy forums around the world, with strong professional relationships across privacy practitioners, data protection authorities, governments, international institutions, academics and civil society. She has served as a Board member for the Latin American Internet Association (ALAI) and is a proud co-founder and Board member of Woman in Tech Miami Council, with a mission to connect and empower women in the Miami tech scene.