Meet the Team of The Information Accountability Foundation

Executive Director

Martin Abrams

Martin Abrams, Executive Director and Chief Strategist for the Foundation, has 35 years of experience as an information and consumer policy innovator. Multi-stakeholder collaboration has been a key for Abrams in developing practical solutions to dilemmas in information policy. His most recent work has been on big data governance and privacy compliance driven by demonstrable data stewardship. For the past five years, he has led the Global Accountability Project, which has refined the accountability principle that is part of various data protection laws and guidance documents.


Stan W. Crosley

Senior Foundation Strategist, Stan Crosley is co-director of the Indiana…

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Peter Cullen

Executive Strategist, Policy Innovation, Peter Cullen is the Executive Strategist…

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Lynn A. Goldstein

Senior Foundation Strategist, Lynn A. Goldstein is the former Chief…

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Marc Groman

Principal, Groman Consulting Group, LLC Former Chief Privacy Officer of…

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Barbara Lawler, FIP, CIPP/US, CIPM

Chief Operating Officer & Senior Foundation Strategist, Barb Lawler most…

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Nancy Lowrance

Senior Foundation Strategist, Nancy Lowrance has twenty years of experience…

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Board Members

Scott Taylor, Board Chairman

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

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Stephanie Higgins

Vice President, Chief Privacy & Data Ethics Officer at Cognizant…

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Tom Moore

Chief Privacy Officer at AT&T As AT&T’s Chief Privacy Officer,…

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JoAnn C. Stonier

EVP/Chief Information Governance & Privacy Officer at MasterCard JoAnn C.…

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Ex-Officio Board Members

Sheila Colclasure

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

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Jennifer Glasgow

EVP Policy and Compliance at First Orion Jennifer leads all…

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Barbara Lawler

Chief Operating Officer & Senior Foundation Strategist, Former VP, Chief…

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Policy Board Members

Jacobo Esquenazi

Global Privacy Strategist at HP Inc. Jacobo Esquenazi was born…

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Paul Breitbarth

Director, EU Policy and Strategy at TrustArc Paul Breitbarth is…

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Dan Caprio

Co-Founder and Chairman at The Providence Group Dan Caprio, Co-founder…

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Harvey Jang

Chief Privacy Officer & Counsel at Cisco Systems, Inc. Harvey…

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Pamela Snively

Chief Data & Trust Officer at TELUS Pamela Snively is…

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IAF Operations

Candy Johnson

Director of Finance & Accounting Candy Johnson manages operational finance…

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Stephanie Pate

Administration and Operations Manager, Projects Manager Stephanie Pate develops and…

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