Marc Groman, CIPP/US

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Groman Consulting

Former Senior Advisor for Privacy, White House; Principal Consultant

Marc Groman is an internationally recognized expert in privacy and technology policy, particularly in the areas of consumer privacy, information governance, risk analysis, and data breach response. In 2015, Mr. Groman was appointed Senior Advisor for Privacy in the White House Office of Management and Budget, where he had government-wide responsibility for privacy policy. During that time he also served as the Chairman of the Federal Privacy Council established by President Obama and as the privacy lead on the President’s Cyber Security National Action Plan. He received the 2017 IAPP Leadership Award for the Obama Administration’s groundbreaking privacy initiatives.
 
Since leaving the White House in January 2017, Mr. Groman has been advising senior leaders in business and government on mission-critical policy, risk management, and technology issues. Before the Obama Administration, he served in numerous leadership positions including President and CEO of the Network Advertising Initiative, Chief Privacy Officer of the Federal Trade Commission, Privacy Counsel to the Energy and Commerce Committee of the House of Representatives, and Counsel to the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. Mr. Groman has worked on some of the largest and most high profile data breaches in history, leading the response and helping to mitigate risk. He currently serves on numerous boards and advisory councils and is a frequent speaker on issues relating to privacy, technology, and innovation. 
 

 

Contributions by Marc Groman

  • Are the Kids All Right? Digital Media & Emerging Tech Impacting Today’s Teens
    Forum Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Privacy Advisor Podcast Live: Policymaking for Digital Age Adolescents
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • The Year in Europe: An Interview with the EDPS
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Opening Keynote
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2016
  • 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
    Privacy Perspectives
  • The Critical Importance of the FTC Enforcement Record
    Privacy Perspectives
  • 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 Perspectives
  • White Paper – Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense
  • Privacy 101 for SMEs: The Best Defense is a Good Offense
    Privacy Perspectives
  • 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 Practical Privacy Series D.C. 2007
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2007
  • Speaker at IAPP Academy 2008
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2010
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2008
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2009
  • Speaker at Privacy Academy 2013
  • Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2013 - Washington DC
  • Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2013 - New York