Author of the forthcoming book Strategic Privacy by Design, Member of the US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Project Committee 317 Consumer protection: privacy by design in consumer goods and products. With more than fifteen years of experience in the Information Technology industry and as a licensed attorney in Florida, Robert Jason Cronk is a creative and analytical thinker, able to traverse the realms of business, law, and technology. In 2004, while working in the information security department of Verizon, Mr. Cronk decided to make his long standing personal interest in information privacy a career choice. In 2006, he entered Florida State University School of Law where he focused his research on privacy law issues, including authoring a white paper on the intersection of privacy and public records for the Florida First Amendment Foundation. After graduating, with honors, he earned his CIPP/US, was admitted to practice in Florida and has become an active member of the privacy professionals community through his involvement in the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has since been awarded the Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Fellow of Information Privacy designations by the IAPP.
With the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation in full force as of May, the new California Consumer Privacy Act and a barrage of news stories about privacy issues, it's imperative that developer, designers, architects and management consider privacy and security when building new process, products and services. Join lawyer, author and IT professional Jason Cronk as he explains the world of privacy by design, embedding privacy protection into the world of information technology.