When IAPP CEO J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP, sent a companywide email April 18 that simply said, "Come to the staff commons at 2 p.m.," there was a bit of a buzz in the building. It's not so unlike the CEO, who is fond of rallying the troops to celebrate milestones or call for "all-hands-on-deck" assistance with an office project. But when a banner dropped from a banister in the high-ceilinged headquarters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, it was clear this was a special kind of announcement: The IAPP had hit 50,000 members worldwide. “It’s a hugely significant milestone for our organization and the membership,” Hughes said. The IAPP's Joseph Duball has the details in this report for The Privacy Advisor.
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