Jade Nester, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPM



Director, Consumer Policy

Jade Nester is a Senior Policy Manager at the GSMA, a trade association representing the interests of mobile network operators worldwide. Previously, she was at Promontory, where she advised clients on compliance with privacy and data protection laws and regulations.
Between 2006 and 2014, Jade held a number of roles within the U.S. government, including Senior Advisor for Internet Policy at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) within the Commerce Department and Director, Internet Policy at the State Department.
During the Obama Administration, Jade co-chaired a White House National Science and Technology Council working group responsible for U.S. policy on commercial cross-border privacy issues, including U.S. views on the GDPR. She also participated in the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Consultation. In 2010, Jade served as the head of the U.S. delegation to the OECD Working Party on Information Security and Privacy.
In addition to global privacy frameworks, Jade has deep knowledge of issues related to Internet intermediary liability, copyright, cybersecurity, net neutrality, and Internet governance. She holds the CIPP/E/G and CIPM certifications, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).



Contributions by Jade Nester