Dean Dolan is General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Staples Canada. A highly regarded privacy and data security lawyer, Dean has served on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association's Privacy Law Section, the Advisory Board of the Conference Board of Canada's Chief Privacy Officer's Council, the Retail Council of Canada's Privacy Committee, and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, and is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional. He is an author and frequent speaker on privacy and data security matters, and in particular in the past several years has spoken frequently on the GDPR and its impact on international business organizations including at the Conference Board of Canada; the Retail Council of Canada; the Law Society of Upper Canada; the IAPP Annual Canada Privacy Symposium; the inaugural IAPP KnowledgeNet in Mexico City; and the Association of Records Managers of America Annual Meeting.
Prior to joining Staples, Dean was Counsel to Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office, and previously served as Vice-President, Associate General Counsel and Privacy Officer for a large multi-national retailer in Canada.
Contributions by Dean Dolan
Privacy Hot Business Risks
Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
PIPEDA’s Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification: Is your organization prepared for the commissioner?
Speaker at Toronto KnowledgeNet: December 3, 2018
Tick, Tock, Ready or Not: Is it Business as Usual with the GDPR?
Speaker at Toronto KnowledgeNet: April 25, 2018
Privacy in the Aftermath of Snowden and Schrems: Selected Privacy Topics
Speaker at Mexico City KnowledgeNet: May 18, 2016
I'm Canadian and Adequate, What Does Privacy Shield Do for Me?
Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016
Privacy Class Actions: Update, Strategy and Lessons Learned
Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2015