Dr. Gilad Rosner

Dr. Gilad L. Rosner is a privacy and information policy researcher, and founder of the IoT Privacy Forum. Dr. Rosner’s broader work focuses on identity management, US & EU privacy and data protection regimes, and online trust. His research has been used by the UK House of Commons Science & Technology Committee report on Responsible Use of Data, and he is a featured expert on the BBC and O’Reilly. Dr. Rosner’s 20-year IT career has spanned ID management technologies, digital media, automation and telecommunications.

Dr. Rosner is a member of the UK Cabinet Office Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group, which provides independent analysis and guidance on government digital initiatives, and also sits on the British Computer Society Identity Assurance Working Group, focused on online identity governance. He is a Visiting Scholar at the Information School at UC Berkeley, a Visiting Researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, and has consulted on trust issues for the UK government Verify online ID initiative. Dr. Rosner is a policy advisor to Wisconsin State Rep. Melissa Sargent, and has contributed to legislation on law enforcement access to location data, access to digital assets upon death, and the collection of student biometrics.

Advisory Board

Michelle Finneran Dennedy, J.D.

Michelle Finneran Dennedy, J.D., is the Chief Privacy Officer at Cisco Systems. She previously served as VP and Chief Privacy Officer at Intel Security, where she was responsible for development and implementation of data privacy policies and practices, working across business groups to drive data privacy excellence across the security spectrum. Michelle was the VP for Security & Privacy Solutions at the Oracle Corporation. Prior to Oracle’s acquisition of the firm, Michelle was Chief Data Governance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer within the Cloud Computing division at Sun Microsystems, Inc. She co-authored The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto, and currently sits on the board of directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Scott David, J.D., LL.M.

Scott David, J.D., LL.M., is Director of Policy at the University of Washington Center for Information Assurance & Cybersecurity, and formerly Executive Director of the Law, Technology & Arts Group at UW School of Law. Scott is an active member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development, the MIT/KIT Advisory Board, the OIX Advisory Board and a senior analyst with KuppingerCole. Scott worked as an attorney for 30 years focused on counseling commercial and governmental entities worldwide in the structures and transactions of technology/business networks. He was a partner at K&L Gates (formerly Preston, Gates & Ellis) from 1992 to 2012. Prior to this, he was an associate at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett.

Sharon A. Anolik

Sharon A. Anolik is President and Founder of Privacy Panacea, a firm focused on strategic privacy solutions. A member of the US Dept. of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and a seasoned privacy executive, Sharon brings over 15 years of privacy expertise, and experience building privacy solutions for public, mid-size and startup organizations. Sharon was VP and Global Privacy Risk & Strategy Leader for McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 15 healthcare services and information technology company. Prior, Sharon served as Chief Privacy Official and Director of Compliance & Ethics for Blue Shield of California, where she was responsible for overseeing privacy, records management, and legislative compliance programs.

Jim Adler

Jim Adler is Head of Data at Toyota Research Institute, and formerly VP of Products/Marketing and Chief Privacy Officer at Metanautix, a data analytics startup acquired by Microsoft. He serves on the US Dept. of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, providing advice at the request of the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Chief Privacy Officer. Most recently, Jim was VP of Data Systems and the first Chief Privacy Officer at Intelius. Prior to this, Jim was President and CTO at Identity.net, giving consumers control of their online identity and reputation. He was the founder and CEO of VoteHere, a pioneer of private and secure e-voting. He is a co-inventor of patents related to cryptographic voting and digital signatures.