Jules Polonetsky

CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum

Jules is CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, a catalyst for privacy leadership and scholarship, advancing principled data practices. FPF is supported by more than 130 leading companies and foundations, as well as an advisory board of comprised of the country’s leading privacy academics and advocates. FPF’s current projects focus on online data use, smart grid, mobile data, location, big data, apps, connected cars, wearable tech and student privacy.

Jules previous roles have included serving as Chief Privacy Officer at AOL and before that at DoubleClick, as Consumer Affairs Commissioner for New York City, as an elected New York State Legislator and as a congressional staffer, and as an attorney.

Jules has served on the boards of a number of privacy and consumer protection organizations including TRUSTe, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Network Advertising Initiative. From 2011-2012, Jules served on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.

My Sessions

Data + Privacy PT 1: Privacy as a Human Right + Its Implications for Brands

 The European Union considers information privacy a human right, a view shared by many in civil society and echoed by some CEOs.  And as data issues fuel media stories, fan the “tech backlash” and drive federal and state legislation in the US, marketing practices are increasingly the target of criticism. Legislation may be the least […]