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.

Thomas C. Bell

Partner
Perkins Coie LLP

Perkins Coie LLP partner Tom Bell Co-chairs the firm's Technology Transactions practice and its Privacy and Data Security Group.  He represents leading businesses in Internet, e-commerce, privacy,  IT and wireless law matters, and counsels on commercial agreements and regulatory compliance.  Tom represents buyers and providers of cloud computing services, and he has negotiated specific privacy and data security clauses on more than 100 commercial contracts.  He assists FORTUNE 100 companies and startups with the legal requirements for cloud computing services, internal policies for using SaaS, PaaS and IaaS vendors and regularly manages key clauses and negotiating positions.  Tom received his B.A. and M.A. from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.