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.

Alex Ricardo, CIPP/US

Director Breach Response Services
Beazley Group

Alex Ricardo serves Beazley’s Technology, Media & Business Group as the Privacy Director for the Beazley Breach Response Program. Alex is based in New York City and provides support and guidance to Beazley insured-base from both a Breach Preparedness and Breach Response prospective. He brings to Beazley a sixteen-year background of service to Fortune 500 corporations and government agencies, addressing information leakage prevention, data/e-discovery, messaging encryption and internal threat management.

Alex is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) which is a credential issued by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This credential demonstrates Alex’s breadth of knowledge on privacy principles, general privacy law and information security best practices throughout the United States and around the globe.

Alex’s background in risk management as well as the software industry combined with his extensive knowledge of security threats and mitigation best practices assures his clients of a comprehensive problem-solving approach. His extensive experience provides Beazley clients with experience in managing risk assessments, complex crisis communication strategies, and data breach response.