Marc Groman, CIPP/US
From 2011 to 2015, Marc served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Network Advertising Initiative, a technology trade association representing members such as Google, Microsoft, Facebook and AOL. Before joining NAI, Marc was the Federal Trade Commission’s first Chief Privacy Officer where he reported directly to the FTC Chairman, prior to which he served as Privacy Counsel to the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. He devoted his first four years at the FTC to litigating Internet fraud as a staff attorney in the agency’s Division of Marketing Practices. In 2011, Marc was presented with an Award for Distinguished Service for helping create the FTC’s Internet and high-tech fraud program and developing the FTC’s premier privacy program.
In 2009, Marc was detailed to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce. During his time on the Hill, he led Committee efforts in drafting legislation addressing consumer privacy and data security.
He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of both the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Digital Advertising Alliance, in addition to serving on the Civil Liberties and Privacy Panel for the National Security Agency.
Marc received a B.A. magna cum laude in international relations from Tufts University and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School.
Contributions by Marc Groman
The Year in Europe: An Interview with the EDPS
Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2017
Privacy in the Federal Government: Introducing a Strategic Approach
Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
The Future of Privacy Implementation in the Federal Government
Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
Marc Groman Talks to FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez
Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2015
No One Should Be Outed By an Ad
The Critical Importance of the FTC Enforcement Record
Big Data and Data Brokers: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?
Speaker at Practical Privacy Series - Washington DC 2014
Ad Tech for Privacy Counsel
Speaker at Practical Privacy Series - New York 2014
The Future of Maintaining State: Business and Policy Considerations for Next-gen
Speaker at IAPP Privacy Academy 2014
More IT Spending Is No Substitute for a Data Management Plan, Even for Nonprofits
Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense
- Speaker at IAPP Academy 2012
- Speaker at IAPP Practical Privacy Series D.C. 2008
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2006
- Speaker at IAPP Practical Privacy Series D.C. 2011
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2010
- Speaker at IAPP Academy 2008
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2009
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2008
- Speaker at IAPP Practical Privacy Series D.C. 2007
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2007
- Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2013 - Washington DC
- Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2013 - New York
- Speaker at Privacy Academy 2013