J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP

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IAPP

President & CEO

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As President and CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), J. Trevor Hughes leads the world’s largest association of privacy professionals, which promotes, defines and supports the privacy profession globally. 



Trevor is widely recognized as a leading privacy expert, appearing at SXSW, RSA and other privacy and technology events. He has contributed to media outlets such as the New York Times, TechCrunch and WIRED and has provided testimony on issues of privacy, surveillance and privacy-sensitive technologies before the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, British Parliament and more.



A native of Canada, Trevor previously served as the executive director of the Network Advertising Initiative and the Email Sender and Provider Coalition. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his Juris Doctor from the University Of Maine School Of Law, where he is also an adjunct professor and member of the Law Foundation Board.



He can be found on Twitter at @JTrevorHughes.

 

Contributions by J. Trevor Hughes

  • Pan-India KnowledgeNet Networking Session
    Speaker at Virtual Pan-India KnowledgeNet: 1 July 2022
  • Closing General Session
    Moderator at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2022
  • Privacy at Ready Stance: A MENA perspective
    Speaker at Virtual UAE and ACC Joint KnowledgeNet: 31 March 2022
  • Join the Team! Insights from NIST's Privacy Workforce Public Working Group
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
  • Introducing the IAPP’s Diversity Principles
    Privacy Perspectives
  • London, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Tel Aviv Celebrate Data Privacy Day - The Privacy Pro's Role in a Cybersecurity Attack
    Speaker at Virtual Transatlantic Data Privacy Day KnowledgeNet: 28 January 2021
  • Privacy Trailblazer Trivia
    Speaker at Virtual Chicago KnowledgeNet: December 15, 2020
  • Reflecting on the growth of the privacy industry
    Privacy Perspectives
  • What Can We Learn from the History of Privacy?
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • IAPP Keynote - CEO Confidential: Privacy Leadership in a Pandemic
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • IAPP Keynote - CEO Confidential: Privacy Leadership in a Pandemic
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Creating an Ascendant Career in Privacy – A Conversation with Nuala O’Connor
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • IAPP statement on racial injustice
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Ian Kerr Memorial Lecture: Privacy and Zambonis in the Age of COVID-19
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • State of Privacy and Data Protection Globally
    Speaker at Virtual Lisbon KnowledgeNet: 25 May 2020
  • The State of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Virtual Prague KnowledgeNet: 14 May 2020
  • The Future of Adtech
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • State Privacy – A Conversation with Jim Halpert
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • Privacy in the COVID-19 Era – A Conversation with Peter Swire
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • IAPP offices go virtual: An update
    Privacy Perspectives
  • IAPP postpones DPI: UK 2020
    Privacy Perspectives
  • An IAPP update regarding COVID-19
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Global privacy trends
    Speaker at Norway KnowledgeNet: 4 March 2020
  • Privacy vs. Cybersecurity & The State of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Frankfurt KnowledgeNet: 6 February 2020
  • The State of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Helsinki KnowledgeNet: 27 February 2020
  • The State of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Stockholm KnowledgeNet: 17 February 2020
  • The State of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Luxembourg KnowledgeNet: 10 February 2020
  • The State of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Berlin KnowledgeNet: 4 February 2020
  • OneTrust acquires Privacy Core
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Privacy in the Boardroom
    Speaker at Chicago KnowledgeNet: September 10, 2019
  • IAPP Global Update
    Speaker at New Zealand KnowledgeNet: 13 November 2018
  • IAPP Global Update
    Speaker at Sydney Australia KnowledgeNet: 7 November 2018
  • Introducing: Content Moderation Digest
    Privacy Perspectives
  • GDPR Day 1: Reflections on what the heck just happened
    Privacy Perspectives
  • White Paper – IAPP-OneTrust Research: Bridging ISO 27001 to GDPR