John Bliss joins @RISK Technologies as Chief Privacy Officer

3 Main concepts you should take away from this release:

Privacy By Design
@RISK is committed to Privacy in all aspects of the business

IBM Background
@RISK team members have over 150 years of combined experience with IBM

Regulatory Experience
@RISK understands the global impact of regulations on business in the cyber & privacy domains

DALLAS, TX - 1 March 2017 -  
@RISK Technologies, Inc., a Cyber Network Consensus SaaS company, today announced John S. Bliss joined as Vice President of Government Affairs and Chief Privacy Officer. Bliss is a highly regarded thought leader and strategist at the intersection of law, technology, government affairs, and privacy.
Bliss has been General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at a Big Data analytics company, a regulatory compliance software company for banks and an identity analytics company (SRD acquired by IBM).
In addition Bliss has been CEO and Founder of Captimo, a mobile software development company incubated by the national startup accelerator TechStarsBliss remained with IBM after the SRD acquisition as Privacy Strategist for IBM’s EAS, where he was responsible for shaping the overall privacy strategy of next generation threat and fraud intelligence identity analytics, and offering guidance regarding EAS technology implementation across IBM’s entire software product portfolio.
“@RISK is at the nexus of Machine Learning, Cyber Security and Big Data. The entire team views Privacy as the WHY behind the company, and I am pleased to offer my legal, privacy by design expertise to ensure we enable our customers to embed privacy into their data and daily operations.”
Prior to Bliss’ employment with IBM and SRD, he spent 20 years as a policy lawyer in Washington, DC. During that period Bliss served on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as Minority Chief Counsel of the Technology and Law Subcommittee, was Chief Counsel to a United States Senator, a partner at a law firm, and ran an international trade association dedicated to combatting intellectual property theft. He received his J.D from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He was selected in 2014 to be a Privacy by Design Ambassador by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada and holds CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPM privacy certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
John Bliss Joins @RISK Technologies as Chief Privacy Officer John Bliss Joins @RISK Technologies as Chief Privacy Officer

Related Comments in the news:  Time Magazine

The contest between liberty and security has been with America since its founding. It has been fought on the public stage by every President from George Washington to Donald Trump. Each generation, from those facing rebellion in the 1860s to those pushing back against government intrusions a century later, has debated where to strike a balance. But in the dark world of 21st century law enforcement, where terrorist threats can hide behind our most cherished freedoms, the battle sometimes takes place in government documents so obscure that they escape public notice.