President, Chapell & Associates
Alan Chapell has worked with dozens of premium adtech and martech companies as outside counsel and privacy advisor. He founded the privacy program at Jupiter Research in 1996, and later helped develop DoubleClick’s research product suite. He founded Chapell & Associates in October of 2003. Chapell is a member of the New York bar as well as a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
General Counsel, Engine Group
Dana Edwards is a graduate of Fordham Law School with 20 years experience in commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate taxes. She is an SVP at Engine Group in New York and was previously with Interpublic. She is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bar Associations, the AICPA, and holds the CIPM and CIPP/E privacy certifications.
Vice President and Global Privacy Leader, Verizon Media
Douglas Miller is Vice President, Global Privacy and Trust for Verizon Media (fka Oath Inc.), the amalgamation of AOL and Yahoo. In this role he develops privacy strategy and external messaging on privacy for the company, interprets public policy developments for the operational privacy team, and advocates in state capitals, Washington DC, and around the world for Verizon Media’s perspective and interests.
Chief Product Officer, TAPAD
Blane Sims is Chief Product Officer at Tapad, where he leads the team building open infrastructure for interoperable identity in the post-cookie world. A seasoned product leader who previously led the product organizations at MiQ and Signal, Blane has brought privacy-by- design into multiple identity, data and consent management products. While at Signal he worked closely with the NAI as part of becoming a member organization. He has spoken at multiple IAPP conferences on the technical aspects of privacy and has participated in industry efforts focused on the next generation of consent signals.
Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy, Google
Shareholder (representing Adroll), ZwillGen
Ken is completing his second term on the NAI Board of Directors, on behalf of AdRoll. Since 2000, Ken has served in a variety of high-profile roles across the data governance and privacy landscape — as a regulator, a General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, and as outside counsel to a range of web-based, mobile, and “offline” data companies. He frequently appears before the FTC and State Attorneys General, usually on behalf of ad tech companies.
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Simpli.fi
Paul Harrison is a founding member of Simpli.fi, and holds the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this capacity he drives and oversees the development of Simpli.fi’s proprietary technology. Prior to Simpli.fi, Harrison served as Chief Technology Officer of Collective, and was responsible for the development of the AMP Platform. Previously, he was a founding member, President, and Chief Technology Officer for Personifi, where he set the technological vision for the company. With over 20 years of experience, Harrison brings strategic insight to Simpli.fi from various perspectives, including operations, technology, and compliance. He has founded/held key leadership roles at numerous entities including Mejoris, Lexica, InsureZone, and Mednet Connect and has also been on the NAI board since 2019.
CEO & Co-Founder, Samba TV
Ashwin Navin, CEO and Co-Founder of Samba TV, has spearheaded a revolution in the way video content providers and advertisers connect with their CTV audiences. Since founding Samba TV in 2008, the company has become a global leader in first-party data for Connected TV (CTV) and omniscreen advertising and analytics. Samba TV’s software is integrated at the chipset level into 24 of the leading, global CTV brands, providing first-party insight into viewership data across broadcast, cable, over-the-top, and digital media from millions of devices across the globe. The company’s AI-driven tech stack and comprehensive, highly accurate first-party data drives connectivity and discovery across viewers, brands, programmers, and platforms.
Senior Partner, Group M, Associate General Counsel N.A.
Tamera Reynolds, Associate General Counsel N.A, GroupM, is responsible for strategic tech and data partnerships, data privacy and compliance across GroupM N.A. and certain GroupM affiliates, including Xaxis. Reynolds joined GroupM from Xaxis, where she served as VP, Global Legal Counsel for over 3 years. Responsibilities at Xaxis included legal support across a broad range of business functions including technology partnerships, intellectual property, strategic partnerships, and new initiatives. Prior to joining Xaxis, Reynolds served as VP, Business and Legal Affairs at Mode Media for over 8 years. Reynolds also co-founded a digital media and lifestyle website targeting African American women and served as COO and a Board Director. Reynolds earned a B.A. from Penn State University and a J.D. from the University of Colorado.
Head of Legal & Business Affairs, Outbrain
Alexia Tomazos, Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Outbrain, specializes in the online advertising technology industry, having had a leading role at LoopMe acting as General Counsel. Tomazos has led global teams and worked with multiple stakeholders to ensure compliance across complex jurisdictions. Tomazos has led Outbrain and LoopMe’s global privacy programs, ensuring that customer and user transparency are at the forefront of these programs.
Privacy Officer & Senior Counsel, PubMatic
Austin Mazzella has heavily focused on privacy and data policy issues impacting online advertising and first party data for the last 8 years. Mazzela has regularly spoken publicly about various relevant topics from a privacy and advertising policy lens including CCPA, GDPR, and government surveillance. He has also produced, and moderated events focused on privacy and technology in collaboration with the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), where he served as Deputy Regional President of the HNBA’s NY chapter from 2016-2018, and Legal Hackers of NY.
General Counsel, Quantcast
Ileana Falticen oversees Legal, Compliance and Privacy activities for the company’s businesses globally. Ileana has held General Counsel, leadership, and product development roles in Silicon Valley technology companies since 2014. As a member of global executive teams since 2008, Ileana has driven numerous initiatives focused on transforming Legal, Compliance and Privacy activities from process functions into global advisory and forward-looking risk management programs during periods of intense growth, regulatory scrutiny, and organizational change.
Data Privacy General Manager, The Trade Desk
Brooks Dobbs is an industry veteran who has worked in digital privacy for over 20 years. He previously served as the Chief Privacy Officer for KBMG/Wunderman Inc. He has served twice on the NAI board, including serving as its first Chairman. Dobbs has worked in many self-regulatory, public policy and privacy enhancing technology areas including the initial NAI code, numerous W3C initiatives, the IAB EU’s Transparency and Consent Framework, efforts surrounding the Partnership for Responsible Addressable Media (PRAM), and ongoing work to make Unified ID 2.0 available to the broader ad tech ecosystem.
Chief Operating Officer, Place IQ
Matt Novick has led Privacy, Legal, and Compliance for Place IQ for nearly eight years. In addition, he served in the same role at two prior startups, Persado and Magnetic. In all cases, Matt has taken on the task of understanding, developing, and adapting the company’s privacy initiatives, staying ahead of industry changes, and acting as an advocate for safe practices by participating in many industry events and conferences such as NAI, IAB, IAPP, and others. Prior to joining PlaceIQ, Matt served as CFO of Persado and was tasked with spinning off a piece of a European Mobile Marketing Company, including moving the management of the company to the United States from Europe, departing the umbrella of Upstream Mobile Marketing, and establishing all company practices, including heading up Legal and Privacy. Matt has experience navigating the complexities of emerging technologies and their regulation. Matt served as CFO — including a stint as Interim CEO — of Magnetic Media. As one of the earliest search retargeting companies, Magnetic used search queries to better understand consumer behavior using cookies. Matt was integral in setting company legal and privacy policies during a time in which cookie usage was being heavily scrutinized.