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There are many players in the privacy ecosystem. From regulatory agencies to law firms to technology companies – and each entity plays an essential role in managing the balance between business use of data and consumer data protection.

We began the Privacy Ecosystem Series in July to showcase some of the many people and organizations involved in this fast growing ecosystem. Players range from organizations that enact new regulations to innovators who create compliance management solutions for businesses, and solutions for consumers to manage their privacy preferences.

Check out the Privacy Ecosystem Map to see just how many organizations are involved in shaping data privacy.

In no particular order, below is a list of logos from the organizations we profiled.



The people we interviewed from each organization each provided some unique insight into privacy from their point of view. Below are the links to each profile:

Jules Polonetsky, Future of Privacy Forum

Lou Mastria, Digital Advertising Alliance

Craig Spiezle, Executive Director & President, Online Trust Alliance

Daniel J. Solove, Founder, TeachPrivacy

Gabe Totino, President & CTO, AssertID

J. Trevor Hughes, President & CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Blane Sims, Senior Vice President of Product, Signal

David Longford, CEO, DataGuidance

Cooper Quintin, Staff Technologist, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Nuala O’Connor, President & CEO, Center for Democracy & Technology