Board Members

Scott Taylor, Board Chairman

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.

Stephanie Higgins

Vice President, Chief Privacy & Data Ethics Officer at Cognizant

Stephanie is a seasoned global privacy professional with over twenty years experience managing complex privacy laws and regulations for multinational businesses.  Her focus is on privacy strategy including developing programs, policies and processes necessary to ensure compliance and responsible use of data.  She joined Cognizant in January 2019 as Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer and leads a global team focused on devising and implementing a global approach to personal information handling.  Prior to her current role, she spent 18 years with Deloitte, most recently leading their Global Privacy Office and advising on data protection requirements impacting their global organization.  Previously as a regulatory consultant, she specialised in data protection and technology assurance and advisory services supporting multinationals in a range of sectors.   

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.

Jerry Jones

Chief Legal and Ethics Officer, Executive Vice President at LiveRamp

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As Chief Legal and Ethics Officer, Executive Vice President for LiveRamp (formerly Acxiom Corporation), Jerry C. Jones leads the Legal and Privacy teams in addition to being responsible for the strategy and execution of mergers, alliances and other strategic initiatives company-wide.  During his 20-year tenure, Jones has spearheaded several high-profile projects such as Acxiom’s expansion in international markets including Australia, Japan, China, Europe, Brazil, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. He has also played a significant role in moving the company into digital and interactive marketing services as well as leading Acxiom/LiveRamp through the successful acquisition of two public companies, in the US and in France.

Jones is a member of the board of directors of Agilysys, Inc., Heifer International, the Board of Visitors of UALR, Arkansas Research Alliance, and ForwARd Arkansas.  He also was the chairman of FASTERArkansas, connecting students to a 21st century education in trying to bring high-speed internet to every public school in Arkansas. His passion for community-relates challenges has been the driving force for the creation of several programs, including Harnessing 21st Century Solutions: A Focus on Women.   As leader of the initiative, Jones was responsible for bringing to Arkansas the annual meeting of the Club de Madrid, an organization comprised of 93 former heads of state of 65 democracies to the Clinton Presidential Center where Jones serves as a Special Advisor.

Jones holds a degree in public administration and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Arkansas.

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.

Vivek Mohan

Senior Counsel, Global Privacy Law & Policy at Apple

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Vivek Mohan is Senior Counsel, Global Privacy Law & Policy at Apple Inc., where he is responsible for privacy and security issues associated with Apple’s products, services, and corporate infrastructure. Vivek joined Apple from the Privacy & Cybersecurity group at Sidley Austin LLP, where he counseled clients in the technology, telecommunications, healthcare, and financial services sectors. Vivek is the co-editor and author of the PLI treatise “Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk” (4ed. 2019) and of “Rewired: Cybersecurity Governance” (Wiley 2019).   

Vivek has worked as an attorney at Microsoft, at the Internet Bureau of the New York State Attorney General (under a special appointment), and as counsel to GE’s Chief Privacy & Data Protection Officer at corporate headquarters (on secondment). For five years, Vivek was a resident fellow and later a non-resident associate with the Cybersecurity Project at the Harvard Kennedy School. Vivek holds a JD from Columbia Law School and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.  

Tom Moore

Chief Privacy Officer at AT&T

As AT&T’s Chief Privacy Officer, Tom works across AT&T’s various operating companies to help set policies that align with the AT&T vision and establish “privacy by design” principles in the roll out of new products and services. The focus of his team is to ensure the privacy of our customers and employees, and to safeguard important and confidential information. As Senior Vice President-Compliance, Tom oversees and verifies compliance programs for WarnerMedia and AT&T advertising & analytics. In his previous role as Senior Vice President – Human Resource, he was responsible for the design, administration and support of all executive compensation, management compensation and benefits plans for AT&T. He also oversaw human resources policy, which includes discount programs, HR technology systems and international human resources functions such as staffing, service delivery and country management. Tom has led diverse teams across Finance, HR and Strategy, including as vice president of Business Development in the Corporate Strategy organization. Before that, Tom was vice president and chief financial officer of AT&T Advertising Solutions and, where he oversaw the sale of the business to Cerberus Capital Management.Tom started his AT&T career in 1990 with Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages in St. Louis as an accounting supervisor and held various finance positions, including Financial Planning & Analysis, business unit CFO and Merger/Integration Controller.  He is also an alumni of Ernst and Young. Tom graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Xavier University in Cincinnati, where he also played on the varsity soccer team. He serves on the AT&T Performing Arts Center Board and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves on the National Advisory Board of AT&T’s HACEMOS employee resource group. Tom and his wife Nancy reside in Dallas and have five children and one grandson and one granddaughter.

Andy Roth

Chief Privacy Officer at Intuit

Andy Roth is a privacy advocate and entrepreneur. He is currently the Chief Privacy Officer of Intuit. In the past Andy founded venture-backed payments company and was the Chief Privacy Officer of American Express.

JoAnn C. Stonier

EVP/Chief Information Governance & Privacy Officer at 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.

Ex-Officio Board Members

Sheila Colclasure

SVP, Global Data Responsibility and Public Policy at IPG’s Kinesso

As Senior Vice President, Global Digital Responsibility and Public Policy, Sheila leads the global data policy and digital responsibility strategies for Kinesso, ensuring that data and digital technology are used accountably across the enterprise and with IPG clients, in ways that serve people. Sheila is responsible for public policy engagement with regulators, policy groups, clients, and other key stakeholders globally advocating for ethical advertising and marketing practices.

Sheila is a recognized global thought leader on applied data ethics, accountable data governance, and human-centered digital responsibility. She also serves on the advisory board of the IAF and is corporate liaison to several industry standards-setting groups.

Prior to joining IPG’s Kinesso, she was the Acxiom Global Chief Data Ethics Officer and Public Policy Executive, Manager of Congressional and Political Affairs for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Washington, D.C., and Staff Assistant in the U.S. Senate. Sheila has a master’s degree in communications, specializing in business and political communication.

Jennifer Glasgow

EVP Policy and Compliance at First Orion

Jennifer leads all global public policy, privacy and compliance initiatives for First Orion. She spent over 40 years leading Acxiom Corporation’s privacy and government affairs programs and was the industry’s first-ever Chief Privacy Officer. Jennifer has esteemed relationships in Washington D.C., working with the FCC and FTC, and received the Vanguard Award—the highest recognition given—from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Barbara Lawler

VP, Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer at Looker Data Sciences

Barb Lawler is VP, Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer at Looker Data Sciences, based in beautiful Santa Cruz, CA. Before Looker, she was the Chief Privacy Officer of Intuit and Hewlett Packard, where she lead practical and customer-savvy approaches to privacy, global implementation of privacy by design, and ethical data innovation strategies.

She is a globally recognized privacy leader and speaker, who has an extensive track record in shaping the thinking of U.S. and global policymakers on data policy issues through direct interaction with regulators and policymakers, including delivering formal testimony to both the U.S. House and Senate (twice), IRS and FTC. She has spoken at the Aspen Institute TPI Forum and in a two-person dialog with EU EDPS Giovanni Buttarelli. She is a strategy advisor for the Information Accountability Foundation, and a member of the Internet Ethics advisory board to the Santa Clara University Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.

Barb is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Manager (CIPP/US, CIPM) and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). She is a graduate of San Jose State University, B.S. Business Management with additional studies in Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Policy Board Members

Dan Caprio

Co-Founder and Chairman at The Providence Group

Dan Caprio, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, is an internationally recognized expert on privacy and cybersecurity. He has served as the Chief Privacy Officer and Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Commerce Department, a transatlantic subject matter expert for the European Commission’s Internet of Things formal expert group, a Chief of Staff for a Federal Trade Commission Commissioner and a member of the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. In 2002, Dan was a representative for the United States delegation revising the OECD Security Guidelines that formed the basis for the first White House Strategy to Secure Cyberspace.

Jacobo Esquenazi

Global Privacy Strategist at HP Inc.

Jacobo Esquenazi was born in Mexico City in 1970. He holds a BA in International Relations from Universidad de las Americas Mexico (1990-1994). Also holds an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (2001). He also holds CIPP certifications for EU (CIPP-E) and Management (CIPPM) and has been recognized as a Fellow in Information Privacy (FIP).

Currently he maintains the position of Global Privacy Strategist at HP Inc. Jacobo manages HP’s Privacy strategy in compliance and accountability. His responsibilities include managing HP’s Privacy Policies, Standards, and co-regulatory programs as BCR & CBPR. He also represents HP in several industry and international organizations that work on the issue of Data Protection including participation in APEC and OECD.

He previously held the posts of Americas Privacy Officer and Director of Government Relations Americas for Hewlett-Packard Company. His responsibilities included analysis and influence of public policy and legislative lobbying. In addition he coordinated globally the issue of Data Privacy within the Government Relations organization closely working with HP’s Privacy Office.

Prior to working at HP he held several positions in Mexico’s Ministry of Economy with responsibilities on the issues of environment, e-commerce, intellectual property and other trade issues in various multilateral organizations as APEC, OECD and WTO. He was part of the APEC organizing Committee in 2001 when Mexico chaired the APEC meetings.

Harvey Jang

Chief Privacy Officer & Counsel at Cisco Systems, Inc.

Harvey Jang is Chief Privacy Officer & Counsel for Cisco Systems, Inc.  He leads a global team of lawyers, privacy professionals, and engineers responsible for developing and orchestrating Cisco’s privacy policies and standards; privacy engineering, innovation, and insights; and compliance capabilities, certifications, and accountability frameworks.  Harvey and his team represent Cisco with regulators, standards bodies, NGOs, media, and customers on issues related to privacy, information governance, and data ethics.   

Prior to joining Cisco, Harvey was Senior Director, Legal Affairs for McAfee. Part of Intel Security where he was lead counsel for privacy, security, marketing, and antitrust.  In this role, he worked closely with engineers and product teams to develop and implement data protection policies and practices, design privacy enhancing products and functionality, and manage legal compliance.  Before McAfee, Harvey was the Director of Privacy & Information Management and Chief Privacy & Security Counsel for HP; Senior Compliance Counsel for Symantec; and Litigation Counsel with O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

He serves as an instructor for the International Association of Privacy Professional’s (IAPP) privacy credentials (CIPP/US, CIPP/Europe, and CIP/Technologist), and is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics related to privacy, security, and information governance.

Harvey earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from UCLA and his J.D., cum laude, from U.C. Hastings College of the Law.  He is also a Fellow of Information Privacy (by IAPP), Certified Information Security Manager (by ISACA), and Certified Information Professional (by AIIM). 

Pamela Snively

Chief Data & Trust Officer at TELUS

Pamela Snively is the Chief Data & Trust Officer at TELUS. She leads the team responsible for privacy governance and data ethics, along with data management and a number of compliance functions, including the Anti-bribery & Corruption and Competition Law programs.  Pam approaches overall data governance through the lens of customer trust, leveraging TELUS’ Customer First principle to drive the organization’s commitment to privacy and data ethics.  

Pam is a lawyer but has dedicated most of her career to developing and operationalizing privacy best practices, either as a consultant or in-house. Under Pam’s leadership, TELUS has significantly transformed its approach to transparency about its data handling practices. This has included a refresh of the TELUS Privacy Centre to include layered information on TELUS’ data management practices, as well as some best practices to help our customers protect their information. Pam has also published the framework for her privacy management program online, encouraging TELUS’ customers to more fully understand what responsible private sector organizations do to protect privacy.

Pamela was the recipient of the 2017 Ontario Bar Association’s Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law. She participates in a number of national and international think-tanks and governance bodies related to privacy and data governance, including serving as a Board member for the Information Accountability Foundation and on the Privacy and Data Advisory Committee for the Canadian Marketing Association.  She is also a founding member and Chair of Canada’s Business Privacy Group, a working group made up of some of Canada’s leading privacy professionals and industry associations focused on building trust in Canada’s digital ecosystem and legislative regime.

Pam is a frequent speaker on privacy and data ethics and she actively encourages other organizations to join her in her mission to earn and elevate consumer trust in our digital ecosystem.