Jon Bello, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP


Medialdea Bello and Suarez Law


Jon Bello is a National Privacy Commission (NPC) Privacy Advocate of 2021 Awardee, international event speaker, and an IAPP Asia Advisory Board Member. He has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He has a strong background in litigation, regulatory compliance, and a long history of working in the global outsourcing/offshoring industry as an in-house counsel.  As such, Jon has developed in-house expertise in data protection and privacy compliance.

As a partner at the Medialea Bello and Suarez Law, Jon currently assists the firm’s various clients on data privacy compliance from the unique viewpoint of a former in-house counsel of one of the largest business process outsourcing companies in the Philippines. 

As a privacy leader and advocate, Jon raises awareness that the right to privacy is a human right. Hence, all discussions on privacy should be framed from this perspective.

Jon previously served as KnowledgeNet Philippines Chapter Chairman (2020-2022), Chairman of the Security Council of Contact Center Association of the Philippines (2019-2020), NPC DP Council BPO Sector Representative (2019-2020), and Advisory Board Member of the US Philippines Joint Cyber Security Working Group (2019-2020).


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