IAPP Vanguard Awards

IAPP Vanguard Awards honor privacy professionals whose pioneering work is helping to shape the future of privacy and data protection. Vanguard Award recipients have contributed essential knowledge through years of volunteer service and exceptional performance in their privacy and data protection work.

Each year, the awards celebrate one IAPP member from five geographical regions—Asia, EMEA, Latin America (including Mexico), North America (U.S. and Canada) and Oceania— who demonstrate exceptional leadership, expertise and creativity in privacy and data protection.

The IAPP is pleased to present the 2024 Vanguard Awards to:

Asia: Christopher Chew

Technical Leader - Security & Digital Trust, Cisco

EMEA: Onur Korucu

Managing Partner, GovernID

Latin America, including Mexico: José Alejandro Bermudez

Partner, Bermúdez & Esguerra Abogados

North America (US and Canada): Dominique Shelton Leipzig

Partner, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy; Leader, Global Data Innovation & AdTech, Mayer Brown

Oceania: Carolyn Lidgerwood

Authority Member, Australian Communications and Media Authority

All winners received commemorative IAPP plaques honoring their achievements at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2024.