Global Deputy CPO, Facebook
Assistant Chief Executive and Commission Member, Personal Data Protection Commission of Singapore
International Compliance Lead, Alibaba
Prior to joining Facebook, he served as Global Privacy Officer and Head of Legal for Privacy and Security at Vodafone Group, where he founded the company's global privacy programme and won the HP-IAPP Innovation Award for Privacy in 2012.
With more than 18 years of experience in the technology and telecoms sectors, Deadman has worked on many privacy issues including geo-location services, mobile advertising and analytics, identity management, big data, law enforcement and human rights, and spoken at many industry, privacy and security conferences around the world.
In 2005, Deadman was appointed European chair of the Public Policy Expert Group of the Liberty Alliance, an industry alliance focused on building technology and business standards for federated identity management. In 2009, Stephen helped found and co-lead the Mobile Privacy Initiative, a global mobile industry initiative under the auspices of the GSMA, to create a privacy framework to advance privacy in the mobile Internet eco-system.
Deadman has also played an active role in the protection of human rights in the ICT sector since 2005, working closely with civil society organisations, academics and ethical investors. He played an active role in the formation of the Global Network Initiative in 2008 and more recently helped found the Telecoms Industry Dialogue on Human Rights, announced in February 2013.
Yeong Zee Kin
Yeong Zee Kin is a technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) lawyer. Prior to taking up his present appointment as assistant chief executive and commission member of the Personal Data Protection Commission, he was senior state counsel and director of technology law in the Civil Division of the Attorney General’s Chambers and held a concurrent appointment as senior director (special projects) in the Legal Services Department of the Ministry of Communications and Information. He was also legal advisor to the Smart Nation Programme Office and the Cyber Security Agency.
Before this, Yeong was senior assistant registrar and CIO cum CDO of the Supreme Court of Singapore. During his time in the Supreme Court, his administrative responsibilities included (at various times) the management of its registry, statistics unit and CISD. He managed the Supreme Court's shipping, intellectual property, information technology and employment lists. Yeong developed specialised procedures for managing IP cases, eventually collating them and issuing the Supreme Court IP Court Guide. He continues to be engaged in procedural law reform as a member of the Ministry of Law’s IP Dispute Resolution Framework Review Committee and the Supreme Court’s Civil Justice Commission.
Yeong was instrumental in maintaining Singapore's leadership in court technology in electronic filing and introducing online case files. During his time in the Supreme Court, he saw through mid-life enhancements to its first generation electronic filing system and managed the development and transition to the current eLitigation system. Additionally, he pushed the boundaries of electronic discovery through the issuance of the Electronic Discovery Practice Directions in 2009 and its revision in 2012, and authoring a number of early decisions in this area. He was also passionate about promoting the use of technology to manage electronic evidence pre-trial and to present electronic evidence during hearings. He implemented the paperless hearing system in the Court of Appeal and pushed out revisions to the Supreme Court Practice Directions to permit the use of presentation slides for oral submissions. He received the silver Public Administration Medal in 2014.
In the area of legal technology, Yeong has played an active role in the exploitation of ICT by the legal profession for over a decade. He has been involved in all upgrades to LawNet, the profession’s online legal research portal. He is currently a member of the Singapore Academy of Law’s Legal Technology Cluster Committee and chair of its Pleadings Selection Committee. He is also active in the promotion of legal education in the area of TMT law. Apart from speaking and publishing in this area, he is a member of the academy’s Technology Law Conference Series core team, the planning committee member managing the programme for both its 2011 and 2015 conferences and the editor of the conference publication. He received the academy’s Merit Award in 2013.
Yeong was formerly a partner in Rajah & Tann LLP's iTec (intellectual property, technology, entertainment and communications) practice group and was previously seconded to the Singapore Academy of Law as assistant director of LawNet. He commenced his career as deputy public prosecutor and state counsel with the Criminal Justice Division of the Attorney General's Chambers, where he prosecuted a wide range of offences, including computer and white collar crimes.
Larry Liu is the head of security compliance and privacy of Alibaba Cloud. He was with Apple, Nokia and GE as Information Security Manager before joined Alibaba. Larry has more than 15 years of experience in information security, risk management, business continuity management, supply chain security and so on. Between 2003 and 2006, he was with Chinese national computer emergency response team (CNCERT/CC), as incident response team lead and liaison officer. He was also an active member of FIRST, APCERT, Anti-Phishing WG, and other information security related community.