Craig Spiezle


Agelight Advisory & Research Group

Managing Director

Craig Spiezle is the managing director of the Agelight Advisory Group.  Craig is a recognized authority and industry analyst focused on the convergence of privacy, safety and security. Craig is the Charmain emeritus of the Online Trust Alliance, an initiative of the Internet Society. He frequently briefs international policy makers and regulators driving awareness of best practices and importance of internet governance and data stewardship. Craig has championed security best practices to help protect consumers while promoting innovation and the role of meaningful self-regulation.  Prior to OTA, Craig spent over a decade at Microsoft focused on digital marketing, security and privacy enhancing technologies and standards driving the development of brand protection, anti-spam, anti-phishing and privacy enabling services.


Contributions by Craig Spiezle

  • Ecosystem Security & Privacy Risk Assessments — What We Can Learn from Huawei
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020
  • AI ethics and moving beyond compliance
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Internet of Insecurity—Is It Ripe for Data Privacy Abuse and Regulation?
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • 2017 Trust Audit—Recognition of Security & Responsible Privacy Leadership
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Reality Check – Privacy Policies Focused on Compliance vs Transparency
    Speaker at Seattle KnowledgeNet: September 29, 2016
  • Making the Grade: Moving Beyond Compliance into Data Stewardship
    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
  • Why an Internet of Things Trust Framework Is Needed Now
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Privacy, Security and Risk in Collecting Personal Data at Tech Start-ups
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015
  • Candidates Getting F’s in Privacy: Donating Your Money—and PII—to the Campaign
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015
  • The Intersection of Privacy, Trust and Innovation
    Speaker at Seattle, WA KnowledgeNet: July 29, 2015