Kara Selke, FIP


StreetLight Data

VP, Commercial Development and Privacy

Kara Selke, JD, CIPT, CIPP/E, FIP, CLP is Vice President of Commercial Development & Privacy for StreetLight Data, Inc., a company using location based services (LBS) data from connected cars, GPS enabled phones, and other connected devices to create transportation analytics.  Kara joined StreetLight early on with the two founders, building privacy by design into the organization, leading commercial development and securing the data assets required to build the company’s core transportation analytics platform. Prior to joining StreetLight, Kara held various positions in mapping for in-vehicle navigation, geospatial privacy, licensing, and law, including as SVP of Intellectual Property & Privacy for DMTI Spatial, Inc., VP of Intelligent Mapping at Navitrak, and Manager of Emerging Markets at Navteq (acquired by Nokia, currently HERE). Kara is member of the Advisory Board at Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), an active member of the IAPP, and formerly served as Vice-Chair and Board Member of ITS Canada, Expert Delegate to ISO-TC204 and TC211, and was a founder of The Centre For Geospatial Law & Policy.


Contributions by Kara Selke

  • Mapping a Precise Location's Journey
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
  • Navigating Precise Location Sensitivities
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Unlocking the Value of Data in Smart Cities
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • The Ethics of Geolocation Data Collection, Use and Sharing
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • (Geo) Space Oddity: Location Data and Consumer Privacy in the Digital Age
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017