Aaron Weller, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, FIP



VP, Strategy

Aaron has over 20 years of global consulting and industry experience, including several years in each of Europe, Australia and the US. He spent 5 years leading PwC’s Privacy practice for the West Coast before leaving to co-found Sentinel. Sentinel is developing a technology platform to deliver strategic value to privacy offices, supported by consulting to enable clients to clearly define and achieve privacy outcomes. Earlier in his career, Aaron co-founded and ran an information security and privacy strategy consulting firm and held other roles including as the Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer for two multi-national retailers.  Aaron began consulting on Information Privacy beginning in 2008. His recent focus has been assisting technology companies, and others who are using personal data in innovative ways, to understand and manage data related risks. He is recognized as a thought leader in the field of privacy, and has been accepted as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the IAPP. Aaron has presented at national and international conferences on various privacy and data governance topics. He guest lectures on privacy and risk management at the University of Washington and Central Washington University. He has also been quoted in publications including the Wall Street Journal and published in the book Using Security Metrics to Drive Action. 


Contributions by Aaron Weller

  • Privacy Policy Implementation & Governance Amid Changing Regulatory Requirements
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • How to build a 'culture of privacy'
    The Privacy Advisor
  • Change Happens: How to Globalize Your Privacy Program
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Strategic Engineering: Applying Industrial-Age Lessons to Modern Privacy Program
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • Privacy and Technology: Washington Privacy Act in Retail
    Speaker at Seattle KnowledgeNet: April 11, 2019
  • IoT Risk Assessment, Prioritization and Scoring
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • IT Architecture for GDPR and Beyond: Design Components and Controls 9:30-11:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Building a Privacy Program That Drives Value
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Privacy Policy Review of the Presidential Candidates: Donate with Your Money and PII
    Speaker at Seattle, WA KnowledgeNet: November 11, 2015
  • Privacy Collaboration: Aligning Privacy with Other Risk Management Functions
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015