Marc Groman, CIPP/US


White House Office of Management and Budget

Former Senior Advisor for Privacy

Marc Groman is the Senior Advisor for Privacy at the Office of Management and Budget, where he is responsible for developing and implementing government-wide strategies ensuring department and agency compliance with privacy requirements, as well as serving as the Federal Government representative on privacy policy matters in both domestic and international forums. Marc also leads as chairman of the Federal Privacy Council.
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