Justin Weiss

Justin B. Weiss '06

Gobal Head of Data Privacy, Naspers

justin b. weiss

Professor Justin B. Weiss is the Gobal Head of Data Privacy for the Naspers Group of companies, where he leads on diverse matters such as legal compliance, contracts and M&A reviews, policy standard setting, privacy trainings and counseling to corporate, product, engineering and public policy functions on matters of data protection, privacy and consumer trust. Prior to Naspers, Justin was Assistant General Counsel for Privacy & International Policy at Yahoo, representing the company before world governments, APEC, COE, OECD, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party and international trade associations on regulatory matters implicating data analytics, search, online and mobile advertising business models, cross-border data flows, comparative privacy law and accountability. He has served as an expert privacy advisor to the OECD’s Working Party on Information Security and Privacy in its 30-year review of the OECD Privacy Principles and has co-authored a paper on Privacy by Design and User-interfaces with the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada.  He currently also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for International Association of Privacy Professionals, and on the Advisory Council of the Center for Democracy & Technology.
Prof. Weiss holds a JD from the University of Maine School of Law.


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