Maureen Mahoney


California Privacy Protection Agency

Deputy Director, Policy and Legislation

Maureen Mahoney is the Deputy Director of Policy and Legislation at the California Privacy Protection Agency. She manages the Agency’s policy and legislative portfolio, which includes providing technical advice and assistance to the California Legislature on privacy legislation, upon request, and working with authorities in California and other jurisdictions to ensure consistent privacy protections, as directed by California law. Maureen joined the Agency from Consumer Reports, where she worked for nearly a decade on privacy and technology issues, including privacy, data security, data breach notification, right to repair, and telemarketing legislation. Before that, Maureen received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Contributions by Maureen Mahoney

  • One Nation, Under Several Privacy Laws, With Hope for a Path Forward
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Global Privacy Controls - Responding to Universal Opt-out Signals
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023