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

How to Improve Your Corporate Compliance Program
Compliance programs have grown substantially in the past decade but often separately from core business operations; to be used correctly they must be embedded into day-to-day workflows. Wed Dec 28 03:00:49 EST 2016
Infographic: The Need for a New Legal Operating Model
Like their colleagues elsewhere, legal teams are being asked to do their job more quickly at a time when many tasks take longer to complete. Time to work differently. Fri Dec 02 03:00:01 EST 2016
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. Fri Oct 07 03:00:12 EDT 2016

In the News

3 Questions Every Director Should Ask (and Be Able to Answer) About Compliance
Corporate Board Member Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2017
Key Risk Themes for Internal Audit in 2017
Corporate Compliance Insights Mon Feb 27 00:00:00 EST 2017
Midsize Firms Luring ‘Big Law’ Clients
Detroit News Mon Feb 06 00:00:00 EST 2017
How Does Privacy by Design Work in Practice?
Corporate Compliance Insights Thu Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2016
GCs Report Favoring Midsize Firms For Outside Work
Law360 (Subscription Required) Mon Nov 28 00:00:00 EST 2016

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