Co-chair, Director of the Future of Privacy Forum
As Chief Executive Officer, Patrick is responsible for Gigya’s overall business strategy and day-to-day operations. Patrick previously held the position of Vice President of Strategy and Operations at Gigya, driving retail product strategy and operations as well as strategic partnerships including relationships with the top social networks and identity providers including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google and Microsoft. He was also instrumental in building and managing Gigya’s high-performing sales development organization. Patrick has also held positions at Gigya in business development and corporate sales, driving adoption of Gigya’s technology across more than 500,000 websites, and delivering some of Gigya’s lighthouse enterprise clients. Before joining Gigya, Patrick co-founded a suite of social network applications and games and served as Associate Consultant for L.E.K. Consulting, a strategy consulting firm. Patrick holds a bachelors degree from Harvard University.
Co-founder, Co-director of ConnectSafely.org
Author, journalist and youth advocate Anne Collier is Co-founder and Co-director of ConnectSafely.org; Founder and Executive director of the nonprofit Net Family News, Inc.; and Editor of NetFamilyNews.org. In 2011 and 2012, Anne was a member of the curriculum working group supporting the launch of the Born This Way Foundation at Harvard University’s Berkman Center, and the grassroots youth movement toward “a kinder, braver world” the Foundation aims to support. From 2009-10, Anne served as co-chair of the Obama administration’s Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which in June 2010 delivered its report to Congress, “Youth Safety on a Living Internet,” a subject on which Anne frequently speaks. Anne currently serves on Facebook’s Safety Advisory Board and the advisory boards of the London- and Washington-based Family Online Safety Institute and GetNetWise.org.
Omer Tene is Managing Director of Tene & Associates and Vice Dean of the College of Management School of Law, Rishon Le Zion, Israel. He is an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society; and a Senior Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum. He serves as rapporteur to the OECD for its review of its 1980 Privacy Guidelines. Omer was appointed by the Israeli Minister of Justice as Member of the National Privacy Protection Council and is a member of the advisory board of the Future of Privacy Forum; European advisory board of IAPP; and Editorial Board of International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University Press).