IAPP Privacy Academy 2013
  • I learned something valuable at every session, the networking opportunities were fantastic, and the keynote speakers were really great too.
  • The entire structure of the program is outstanding. Good speakers, great networking opportunities and good exhibits. One of the best conferences.
  • Very well organized, privacy-specific education, and great networking opportunities. Great educational resource as well.
  • Valuable information.
  • Maybe one of the best [experiences] I’ve had. Great to see some prior colleagues, and meet some new ones.
  • Great format and content.
  • I enjoyed the diversity of the speakers’ topics and professional backgrounds.
  • Hard choice to make for breakout sessions.
  • Overall experience was great!
  • The breakout sessions I attended were informative and interesting.
  • Fantastic gathering of privacy professionals.
  • Great topic range, knowledgeable and skilled professionals, great networking.
  • Solid conference. Great content and networking.

Program Chairs


Emerging Trends and Technology

Yaron Dori
Covington & Burling, LLP
Jesus Fernandez, CIPP/US
Senior Program Manager, LCA-Antitrust Group
Microsoft Corporation



  Sari Ratican, CIPP/US, CIPP/E
Chief Privacy Officer, Worldwide Compliance & Business Ethics


Hot Topics

D. Reed Freeman, Jr., CIPP/US
Morrison & Foerster, LLP


Human Resources

Heather Egan Sussman, CIPP/US
McDermott Will & Emery, LLP


Information Security

Cecilia Boudreau, CIPP/US, CIPP/IT
Corporate Counsel
American Association of Medical Colleges
Brian P. O’Connor, CIPP/US
Compliance Manager
Dell, Inc.


Operational Privacy

Ruby A. Zefo, CIPP/US
Chief Privacy & Security Counsel
Intel Corporation
  Becky Strom, CIPP/US
Vice President & Compliance Officer
AIG Life and Retirement


Preconference Workshops

Michael T. Spadea, CIPP/US
Managing Director
Promontory Financial Group