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2/23/17 - Simon McDougall on the Evolving Role of Chief Privacy Officers

Promontory Managing Director Simon McDougall published an article in the Data Privacy Asia Newsletter about the evolving role of chief privacy officers.

“The privacy professional is the best placed person in most large organisations to start to articulate to the business or to management in a government organisation how the organisation can interact with individuals in a personalised way,” he wrote. “Somebody has to explain to these large organisations what that actually means, and because we as privacy people are steeped in notions of ethics, fairness, transparency, consent, purpose, limitation and accountability, we need to explain these principles to the stakeholders in the business – including senior management, revenue generators and IT professionals.”

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