IAPP Professional Privacy Faculty


Privacy Strategist and Principal
Privacy Ref LLC

Bob Siegel, Privacy Ref’s founder and chief privacy strategist, has extensive professional experience in the development of privacy policies and procedures, the definition of performance metrics to evaluate privacy maturity and the evaluation of compliance to industry requirements and best practices. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Manager (CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPP/IT, CIPM) with deep subject matter knowledge surrounding key laws and regulations regarding consumer privacy and information security. 

Siegel is a member of the IAPP Certification Advisory Board for its Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) program as well a member of their faculty.

Most recently, Siegel served as senior manager of Worldwide Privacy and Compliance for Staples, Inc., a Fortune 150 retailer, where his responsibilities included development, awareness and compliance of global privacy-related policies and procedures for more than 60 business units in 26 countries.

Privacy Ref assists their clients by assessing their privacy programs then applying best practices to improve their programs, enhance adoption and assure compliance. For more information about Bob Siegel and Privacy Ref, please visit www.privacyref.com.

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