Data Privacy Leadership Council

CEB Data Privacy Leadership Council is a membership for innovative privacy leaders who want to optimize the performance of their function and business. Our research and insights are rooted in the challenges our members deem most important and span topics that impact your organization's day to day as well as longer-term strategic initiatives. We use relationships and learnings from the best privacy executives to help you and your team save time and make better decisions.

Our Research Focus

Equipping our members with strategic guidance and tactical tools on the topics most important for their function is at the heart of what we do. We don't just point to where you need to go: we provide you with a roadmap and a suite of implementation tools to get you and your team there. Key topics include:

Establish a Privacy Program

Evaluate Privacy Risks

Develop Privacy Policies and Guidelines






Design Effective Privacy Training and Communication

Monitor and Report Privacy Program Performance

Prepare for Privacy Incidents






Privacy Function Benchmarks

We help leading privacy executives plan effectively and efficiently. Learn about the top four trends in data privacy staffing, spending, and activities to help you build and defend your privacy plans.


Our Latest Research

The chief privacy officer's role has evolved from an information caretaker to a data privacy leader and critical business leader, resulting in increased responsibilities. Learn about the recent challenges leading privacy officers face and how to successfully develop an effective privacy program.

The Changing Role of Today's Privacy Officer

Download a preview of The Changing Role of Today’s Privacy Officer report to benchmark your duties and overall function against peers.

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Membership Features

Research and Insight: Unique research and tools to help business leaders evaluate new issues and challenges

Proven Best Practices: Tested approaches to solving business challenges from our network of leading companies

Advisory Support: Personalized expert guidance and project support for pending decisions, new tactics, internal presentations, and other needs

Decision and Diagnostic Tools: Customized, actionable views of the most important performance metrics in your function

Peer Benchmarks: Relevant, quantitative data and analysis to help allocate resources and target areas with the highest impact

Executive Networking: On-request advice, feedback, and perspective from peer interaction with hundreds of leading executives

Live and Online Learning Events: A wide variety of events exclusively for senior executives, as well as staff training and skill development opportunities

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From Our Blogs

Six Myths that All Corporate Lawyers Should Dispel
It's no secret that legal departments are struggling to do more with less. Understanding some of the most common myths about how corporate law teams function will certainly help. Thu May 25 03:00:21 EDT 2017
Don’t Treat All Employees the Same When Trying to Protect Your Firm’s Data
Employees are the most likely cause of a failure to keep data safe, but how risky they are differs by seniority. Data privacy teams should segment employees to make the most of their risk management. Mon May 22 04:00:00 EDT 2017
3 Ways to Make Compliance Training Easier for New Staff
New hires must take a lot on board in their first weeks; compliance teams need to introduce the company's 'culture of integrity' without swamping them with information. Mon May 08 03:00:42 EDT 2017

In the News

Creating a Coordinated Approach to Assurance
Corporate Compliance Insights Wed May 10 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Corporate Sexual Harassment Hotlines Don't Work. They're Not Designed To.
Quartz Wed May 03 00:00:00 EDT 2017
A Roadmap to Sustainable Savings
Corporate Counsel (Registration Required) Tue Apr 04 00:00:00 EDT 2017
With Hourly Rates Rising, Report Shows Spotty Record for GC’s Cost-Constraint Tactics
The American Lawyer (Subscription Required) Mon Mar 27 00:00:00 EDT 2017
3 Questions Every Director Should Ask (and Be Able to Answer) About Compliance
Corporate Board Member Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2017

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