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






State of the Privacy Function

Review the key trends and priorities of privacy functions in a number of global enterprises. The top three barriers to program effectiveness are internally related, and most organizations struggle to improve their internal impact.

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

Could It Happen Here? Questions for all Companies in the Wake of Wells Fargo
No company is immune to the pressures that brought about the Wells Fargo scandal. Asking these questions of senior leaders will help companies understand whether it could happen to them. 07 Oct 2016
Infographic: Why You Should Care About Data Privacy
Stopping confidential data leaking out of a company, either through malice or mistake, has never been more difficult or more costly for companies if there is a breach. 14 Sep 2016
Compliance & Ethics: How a Culture of Compliance Will Help Pharma Firms
The vast majority of corporate misbehavior can be prevented by instilling the right corporate culture. This may sound like a big undertaking, but three steps will help you make immediate headway. 12 Sep 2016

In the News

Is the Legal Operating Model About to Crash?
Corporate Counsel (Registration Required) 05 Oct 2016
Do You Really Have Big Data, Or Just Too Much Data?
InformationWeek 13 Sep 2016
Why Build a Culture of Compliance?
Pharma Compliance Monitor 03 Aug 2016
Survey Roundup: Brexit Caught Many Companies Unprepared
Wall Street Journal 08 Jul 2016
Why Lawyer Salaries Are Skyrocketing
Forbes 07 Jul 2016

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