Ron De Jesus, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, FIP
Ron De Jesus is the founder and CEO of De Jesus Consulting, a boutique privacy consulting firm based in Los Angeles specializing in privacy program and privacy strategy development, controls implementation, and privacy assessments and reviews.
Before starting his own consulting business, Ron led the privacy function at Tinder, Inc., where he was responsible for developing and operationalizing Tinder's GDPR strategy and establishing its global privacy program. De Jesus later served as Privacy Program Manager for all North American brands owned and operated by Match Group, Inc., including Tinder, PlentyOfFish, OKCupid, Match.com, and Hinge.
Prior to Tinder, Ron served as the Global Privacy Director for Tapestry, Inc., based in New York, where he developed its global privacy program and led privacy compliance efforts for all three brands (Coach, Stuart Weitzman, and Kate Spade).
In 2013, Ron helped establish PwC's Data Protection & Privacy Practice in New York. Ron provided a variety of privacy consulting services for clients globally, including privacy strategy design, privacy program and privacy environment assessments, policy and procedure development and privacy training. Prior to PwC, he consulted with Deloitte, where he conducted privacy readiness reviews, designed functional privacy controls and managed company registrations with EU authorities. In his early career, Ron consulted for Anzen, Inc., a boutique data privacy firm based in Toronto where he led numerous privacy impact assessments for large health IT system implementations across Canada.
Contributions by Ron De Jesus
GDPR year one: Three CPOs report back
The Privacy Advisor
Privacy Program Management, Second Edition
Walking the Talk: Privacy Engineering in Practice
Moderator at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
- Member of Publications Advisory Board 2018 - 2019
Exploring Federal Privacy Breach Notification in Canada
The Privacy Advisor