18 / 06 / 2018
Truata appoints Chief Privacy Officer to its core team
TRUATA, THE LEADER IN GDPR-COMPLIANT DATA ANALYTICS, ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF AOIFE SEXTON AS CHIEF PRIVACY OFFICER, WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.
Data analytics and anonymization firm Truata today announced the appointment of Aoife Sexton as its Chief Privacy Officer.
Aoife joins from the law firm Tech Law Services, where she has been the Principal for the past six years advising technology clients within the areas of data protection, commercial contracts, and IP. Aoife also co-founded and has been a Director at Frontier Privacy, an innovative consultancy firm offering a full range of data protection services assisting companies to become GDPR ready. Aoife’s previous experience includes heading up the IP/IT department of a large Dublin commercial law firm and being the President and General Counsel of an Irish technology company.
Her appointment marks an important milestone in the growth of Europe’s first data analytics firm held via a trust structure and designed specifically with the new data protection law – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – in mind.
Truata helps organisations conduct analytics in full compliance with the new law, which came into effect on May 25th.
Truata was established by Mastercard and IBM in March as the world’s first GDPR-compliant data analytics services company. Last month artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) firm C3 IoT joined the company as a beneficiary and technology provider.
Felix Marx, CEO of Truata said: “I’m delighted to have Aoife join our core management team. Providing solutions that allow our customers to conduct value-driven analytics, while fully complying with GDPR, is at the heart of what Truata does. Aoife’s extensive knowledge and experience in the data protection space will prove invaluable to Truata in ensuring that it has the best-in-class GDPR-compliant data analytics solution.”