Kabir Barday
Chief Executive Officer
OneTrust

Why nominated: While many people fear privacy regulation could be a detriment to innovation, Kabir Barday takes the opposite approach and views directives like GDPR and the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act as an opportunity for a company differentiate itself.

Profile: Because privacy is such a personal issue, Barday has worked to looked passed simply improving an organization’s privacy management operations via technology solutions. He and OneTrust have created and expanded a series events called PrivacyConnect, that are designed to bring together a global community of privacy and security practitioners to network and share how their tackling today’s complex privacy, security and third- party risk challenges.

In 2019, Kabir and OneTrust will host 250 PrivacyConnect events in 100 cities worldwide bringing together more than 10,000 privacy and security professionals – and they are all free. PrivacyConnect enables professionals to come together and learn about the tools and best practices to more easily implement privacy laws and security standards within their organizations.

What Colleagues Say: “Kabir has worked alongside me for several years and continues to impress me with his tenacity, intelligence, flexibility and strong professional performance. He goes above and beyond in raising awareness on the global privacy, security, and third- party risk landscape and drives creativity in innovating scalable solutions that support responsible use of personal data for companies big and small. As an award-winning and highly regarded thought leader in the technology space, Kabir has been responsible for bringing business leaders, regulators and policy makers together to frame the global privacy and security agenda.” – John Marshall, Chairman, OneTrust

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