GetSwift’s new Chairman is Michael Fricklas. Mr. Fricklas is the Chief Legal Officer, Advance Publications, and was General Counsel, Viacom. He created Viacom's cybersecurity governance program as well as initiated and managed privacy and antipiracy operations.
NETSHIELD Corporation New Board Member is Renee Guttmann, CISO and senior Security & Risk roles at Time-Warner, Coca-Cola, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Optiv.
Facebook's CISO Alex Stamos left the company after internal disagreements over how the company should handle its role in spreading disinformation. CTO Mike Schroepfer, 43, is in charge of Privacy and Data Security (with GDPR experts).
Mastercard appointed Caroline Louveaux to be chief privacy officer, operating from the company's offices in Brussels. In her new post Louveaux will report to JoAnn Stonier, who was chief privacy officer until Mastercard named her as its first chief data officer in February. Louveaux's team will work on data innovation and ensuring that privacy is embedded in all solutions that collect, use and share personal information.
Axiata Group Berhad: The Telecom Services provider announced Abid Abdul Adam as Group CISO. He will also take up the role of Group head of privacy, given the increasingly critical nature of data privacy and protection.
2U Katie Race Brin as its new chief privacy officer (CPO). Brin most recently served as CPO for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
SITO Mobile: Gabriel Sandoval has been named Chief Data Protection Officer. Mr. Sandoval is an experienced technology legal and business executive, having overseen legal counsel at Oracle, Ariba, and most recently at Deem Inc. where he served as their Chief Legal Officer.
AppsFlyer appointed Guy Flechter as its Data Protection Officer. Guy was hired recently as CISO.