Last Updated: November 2015

In this four-part series, Stephen Bolinger, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM, who spent years at tech giant Microsoft, shares some of the strategic and tactical decisions along the way as a first-time CPO, as well as some observations on the differences and similarities between privacy programs and roles at a large multinational versus a small tech start-up.

Part 1: Identifying and triaging any clear gaps in compliance

Part 2: Building privacy into the culture of your company

Part 3: Ways small companies and startups can use privacy strategically

Part 4: How regulatory change can affect the already dynamic nature of a startup