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.

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

3 Steps to Turn Legal Data Into Insights
Most legal departments require a framework for the application of analytics to their work and processes. Mon Apr 23 08:54:40 EDT 2018
Top Legal and Compliance Risks in 2018
Legal and compliance leaders have to prepare early for the risks their organizations will face in 2018 Wed Mar 21 04:07:47 EDT 2018
Use Uber as a Chance to Change Your Company’s Culture
One of the technology start-ups to have utterly reshaped an industry in the past decade is now beset by problems. It's probably too good an opportunity for compliance professionals to pass up. Fri Aug 18 03:00:33 EDT 2017

In the News

3 Ways GDPR Will Help Privacy Executives
Corporate Compliance Insights Fri Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2018
4 Major Audit Risk Themes for 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights Mon Dec 04 00:00:00 EST 2017
10 Privacy Risks Every Company Should Prepare For In 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights Mon Nov 13 00:00:00 EST 2017
A Practical Guide to Privacy by Design
Corporate Counsel (Registration Required) Wed Oct 04 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Colleagues as Important as Managers in Creating Ethical Corporate Culture
Audit & Risk (Login required) Wed Aug 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017

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