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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Jules Polonetsky

Jules Polonetsky
Executive Director and Co-chair, Future of Privacy Forum

Website | @JulesPolonetsky

Jules Polonetsky serves as executive director and co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. FPF is supported by the chief privacy officers of more than 110 leading companies, several foundations, as well as by an advisory board comprised of the country’s leading academics and advocates. FPF’s current projects focus on big data, mobile, location, apps, the internet of things, wearables, de-identification, connected cars and student privacy.

His previous roles have included serving as chief privacy officer at AOL and before that at DoubleClick; as consumer affairs commissioner for New York City; as an elected New York State Legislator and as a congressional staffer; and as an attorney.

Jules serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Copyright Information. He has served on the boards of a number of 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.

In 2001, Crain’s NY Business magazine named Jules one of the top technology leaders in New York City. He is a regular speaker at privacy and technology events and has testified or presented before Congressional committees and the Federal Trade Commission.


11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Law, Ethics, & Open Data
Location: 3D 04/09 Level: Non-technical
Evan Selinger (Rochester Institute of Technology), Jules Polonetsky (Future of Privacy Forum)
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Ethical concerns about the use of personal information in new ways has led to calls for the creation of consumer subject review boards, which could evaluate, approve, or monitor out-of-context uses of information absent user consent. This conversation between a philosopher and lawyer will address how organizations can use existing ethical frameworks to create practical accountability mechanisms. Read more.