David Bender is Special Counsel, Data Privacy at GTC Law Group. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, and at Pace University Law School, where he teaches Privacy Law, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute. He is the author of Bender on Privacy and of Computer Law, both published by LexisNexis. Dave was a co-founder and head of the Privacy practice at White & Case LLP. He has delivered over 300 presentations on Privacy and IP issues across the United States and in 19 other countries and is a past president of the International Technology Law Association. Before turning to the law, he served as an engineer with the aerospace division of the Ford Motor Company, and as a mathematician with Hughes Aircraft. David is reachable at Dbender4@verizon.net.