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.

Simon McDougall, CIPP/E, CIPM

Managing Director
Promontory Financial Group

Simon McDougall leads Promontory’s global privacy and data protection practice, advising firms on governance, risk and regulatory issues related to their data and records. He has particular experience in building data protection programs, advising on integrating privacy into projects and undertaking data protection compliance reviews. McDougall is a chartered accountant and worked in Deloitte’s audit, technology risk and regulatory consulting teams before joining Promontory. He has served on a range of consultative and advisory groups, including the Data Protection Forum executive, the BSI Data Protection Editorial Board, the DataGuidance Panel of Experts and the Direct Marketing Association’s Cookies Working Group.