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Can Privacy Bootcamp Firm Up Your Bottom Line?

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From Apple to Zynga, privacy and security have dominated the headlines this year. Legislators, regulators, investors, the press, and the public are all tuning into these issues.

Get the inside track from ACLU lawyers, venture capitalists, technologists, and tech journalists about why and how to avoid mistakes that have landed other companies in hot water and make early decisions that are good for customers and good for the bottom line. This session is part of the Big Data Track sponsored by Gemalto.



Elinor Mills Sr Writer CNET/CBSinteractive

Elinor Mills writes about Internet security and privacy. She joined CNET News in 2005 after working for Reuters, The Industry Standard, IDG News Service, and the Associated Press. She has been covering hackers since attending Defcon in 1995.

Ki Mae Heussner Staff Writer Adweek

Nicole Ozer Tech/Civil Liberties Policy Dir ACLU of Northern California

Nicole Ozer is the Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director at the ACLU of Northern California.She works on privacy, free speech and new technology and spearheads the organization’s online privacy campaign, Demand Your dotRights (

Nicole is a frequent speaker at National technology and business conferences and this is her third time presenting at SXSW.

Nicole is the author of several legal and policy publications, including Privacy & Free Speech: It’s Good for Business (, a primer of real-life business case studies and tips for how to bake safeguards into the business development process and Location Based Services: Time for Privacy Check-in (

Raman Khanna Partner ONSET Ventures

Raman Khanna, Partner, ONSET Ventures

Raman Khanna has 30 years of operating and investment experience in information technology. Raman was named on the Forbes Midas List as a top 100 dealmaker in 2008 and 2009.

In 2000 Raman founded Diamondhead Ventures, an early-stage investment firm focused on commercializing projects from leading research universities. Prior to Diamondhead Ventures, Raman worked at Stanford University for 16 years in various roles, including Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

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