Sam Pfeifle


As former IAPP content director, Sam oversaw the Daily Dashboard, Privacy Advisor, the IAPP's various blogs, books and Resource Center items, as well as training and KnowledgeNet content and information.

Pfeifle came to the IAPP after stints overseeing a number of B2B publications, including titles in the physical security, workboat and 3D data capture industries. He began his journalism career with the alternative newsweekly The Portland Phoenix, and wrote a local music column for the paper for 15 years. Pfeifle has a BS in education and a BA in English from the University of Vermont, and spent two years as a high school English teacher in New Hampshire.

In his free time, Pfeifle plays in a bluegrass band, serves on the local school board, coaches baseball, writes scathing letters to the editor of the local paper, and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children in Maine.

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