Simon McDougall, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT

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ZoomInfo

Chief Compliance Officer

Simon is the Chief Compliance Officer of ZoomInfo, where he oversees how the company collects its professional data and upholds individuals’ rights to privacy. He was previously Deputy Commissioner for the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s independent authority for upholding information rights. During that time, he established new technology policy and innovation functions, directed work in areas such as artificial intelligence, adtech, and competition, and led its response to data usage in the UK to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Simon also built privacy consulting practices at Promontory, an IBM company, and Deloitte, working with clients in Europe, the U.S., and Asia, and served on the Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

 

He holds a B.A. with honours in English Literature from Somerville College at the University of Oxford, and is a Chartered Accountant.  

 

Contributions by Simon McDougall

  • Global Data Governance: The Impact of Adoption of GDPR-Like Laws Globally
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • The EU’s Data Strategy: What Privacy Professionals Should Know Now
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Trust, Data Ethics and the Role of Social Responsibility in Privacy
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Exploring Supplementary Measures in the Context of International Data Transfers
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • The UK's New Direction for Data Policy
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • ICO Update: trends, enforcement and priorities
    Speaker at London KnowledgeNet: 19 March 2020
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2020 - Cancelled
  • Fireside Privacy Chat with the UK’s ICO: featuring Commissioner Denham & Executive Director Simon McDougall
    Speaker at San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley KnowledgeNet: February 11, 2020
  • Specific Protection for Children Under the GDPR and National Laws
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Cookie Guidance: Food for Thought
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Carrot? Stick? Or Sandbox? How to Regulate in the 21st Century
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Privacy Futures and Technical Disruption in the Eyes of Regulators and Regulated
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Constructive Engagement vs. Enforcement: Initial DPA Experiences Under the GDPR
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Privacy and AI – Opportunities and Challenge, and How to Harness them
    Speaker at London KnowledgeNet: 26 March 2019
  • Opening General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • The Role of Data Review Boards in Data Protection
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • Innovative and Regulatory Oversight
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • Privacy and Innovation
    Speaker at Manchester KnowledgeNet: 10 January 2019
  • The Future of ‘Privacy as the New Normal’: What Will It Look Like?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • Ethics, Data Protection and the Future of Civilisation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • Privacy in APAC: Views from Privacy Professionals
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • Big Ideas & Buzzwords—What Does Data Ethics Mean for the Privacy Professional?
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Introducing GDPR: A Primer for Asian Professionals
    Speaker at Hong Kong KnowledgeNet: 27 September 2017