Part of our series for high-growth startup founders:
Navigating Privacy Regulations
A livestream panel discussion.
5 October 2022 at 11am PT
For startups today, there is a labyrinth of privacy regulations to comply with – and the consequences of being out of compliance can be expensive. If your product will be used in the EU, you’ll need to be GDPR-compliant. In California, it’s COPPA. And, if children under 13 might access your product, there are Federal laws to comply with. How do startup founders with limited resources navigate privacy regulations and stay compliant as they thrive and grow? Register now.
Steve Millendorf is a seasoned privacy and cybersecurity attorney in Foley & Lardner LLP’s San Diego office. He is a partner in the firm’s Technology Transactions & Outsourcing; Cybersecurity; and Privacy, Security, & Information Management Practices. With over two decades experience as an engineer, Steve’s practice focusses on counseling a broad range of clients on privacy, cybersecurity, and intellectual property matters, and is recognized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a Fellow of Information Privacy and holds certifications from the IAPP as an Certified Information Privacy Professional in United States and Europe privacy laws (CIPP/US and CIPP/E), as well as an Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).
General Counsel, Dreamhost
Chris is a tech law and privacy attorney who serves as General Counsel for DreamHost, a leading cloud services provider. Successful at defending against lawsuits, customer disputes, broad data requests by the U.S. Department of Justice, and adept at ensuring regulatory compliance all while drastically reducing in-house spend. Considered a trusted advisor on all corporate legal issues, including mergers and acquisitions, international expansion, and long-term strategy. Sought-after speaker on emerging tech challenges and data privacy issues. Passionate about technology and global issues related to big data and our always-on environment.
Director, Legal and Senior Counsel
Stephanie Webb is Director of Legal and Senior Counsel for Wasabi Technologies, a cloud storage company that recently closed a $125M round of venture funding at a valuation of over a billion dollars. She has more than a decade of experience helping mature and growth-stage tech companies scale, maintain legal compliance, and mitigate risk. She is a generalist attorney with broad experience covering commercial contract negotiation, acquisition and integration, enterprise risk management, data privacy, corporate compliance, and litigation.
Silicon Valley Guy
Bret Waters has been in Silicon Valley his entire life as an entrepreneur, executive, and investor. Today he teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford, runs the 4thly Startup Accelerator, and coaches startup CEO’s at Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. He’s successfully raised capital multiple times in his career, and the entrepreneurs he has worked with have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital. He’s been on the board of the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, and been chief Mentor with the European Innovation Academy. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Read more.