Ariel Silverstone, External Data Protection Officer and Managing Director at Data Protectors (US and EU), has been addressing business information privacy, security and risk challenges for over 20 years. As a designer of information privacy and security processes and policies to address the most demanding challenges in the field, he is a pioneer in information security strategy and engineering, business risk, and management solutions. Previously, he was the Vice President for Security Strategy, Privacy and Trust at GoDaddy; contributed to the Cloud Computing security strategy Microsoft; acted as the chief trusted security advisor to Cisco’s largest customers.
Ariel has led information security efforts for many companies including Expedia and Symantec. He is a speaker at industry events and has appeared in The Wall Street Journal and other leading publications. He has authored and contributed to more than 20 books, dozens of magazines and online publications, and research papers.