Take 5 for Privacy Podcast – A Conversation with Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum


In our second episode, Heather Egan Sussman talks with Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, about the benefits of a comprehensive U.S. privacy law. They also discuss the need to address the trust deficit with the use of data for certain purposes while minimizing risk, the tension between advertising and marketing and the productive use of data, and why we need to get comfortable with how we de-identify data without removing its utility.


About our guest:

Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy ForumJules Polonetsky serves as CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for privacy leadership and scholarship, advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies. Jules previous roles have included serving as Chief Privacy Officer at both AOL and DoubleClick. A former Consumer Affairs Commissioner for New York City, he was also an elected New York State Legislator, a congressional staffer, and an attorney in private practice. Jules has served on the boards of several privacy and consumer protection organizations including TRUSTe, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Network Advertising Initiative. From 2011-2012, Jules served on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Jules is a member of The George Washington University Law School Privacy and Security Advisory Council.