Director of Privacy and Data Privacy Officer

Hoang has over 15 years of experience in building and leading privacy and data governance programs. He is currently serving as Director of Privacy and Data Privacy Officer for Axon, where he ensures Axon is always at the forefront in fulfilling its commitment to protecting privacy for all global Axon Customers and the communities they serve.

He is also a member of the IAPP Privacy Engineering Advisory Board. Additionally, he is a Principal at Virtual Privacy, focusing on empowering the privacy and data protection ecosystem through pro bono services and research about businesses, consumers, and trust in the digital space. Previously, he also served in senior leadership roles at Google, Twitch, Netflix, Walmart Global eCommerce, and Yahoo!. He was also a Senior Consultant at KPMG LLP.

Hoang received his Master of Science in Computer Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He has the following privacy designations: CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT, and CIPM.


Contributions by Hoang Bao

  • Privacy Engineering in the Wild
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Privacy Engineering: Navigating the data classification maze
    Speaker at In-Person Silicon Valley KnowledgeNet: March 22, 2023
  • Member of Privacy Engineering Section Advisory Board 2023 - 2024
  • Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled