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Chief Privacy Officer - New York



15d ago

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You have 8+ years of top-tier legal experience, deep knowledge of global privacy regulations, and a background in adtech. You thrive in a high-growth environment, possess exceptional communication and analytical skills, and excel at managing multiple projects with integrity and efficiency.
  • You will lead TripleLift's global privacy program, ensuring compliance with regulations, providing hands-on data protection advice, and collaborating across teams to iterate and improve privacy strategies in a rapidly evolving market.


  • 8+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm, in-house legal department, consulting firm or in-house privacy team
  • Deep experience with global privacy regulations, including, GDPR, the ePrivacy Directive, U.S. state and sectoral privacy laws, FTC rules and enforcement, and self-regulatory programs
  • Prior start-up or tech experience is required. Ideally in adtech
  • Experience building and growing global privacy programs that incorporate privacy by design into complex technology platforms
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for working in a high-growth environment
  • Ability to understand technology and the interplay between legal, policy and strategy
  • Excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical advice
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task and understand and manage shifting priorities and multiple projects
  • Exceptional communication, analytical and drafting skills
  • Ability and desire to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a growing team
  • Strong project-management and operational skills
  • Exceptional judgment and integrity, ability to handle multiple matters independently on tight timeframes, adept at making smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information
  • Attention to detail and an ability to view privacy issues within the context of business objectives, effectively coordinating and maintaining strong relationships with cross-functional partners
  • Comfort owning and improving processes to achieve efficiencies and optimal outcomes
  • Used to working in a fast-paced environment, handling novel issues and providing timely practical advice designed to enable the business to achieve its goals whilst managing risk
  • More About You:
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and growing. You love challenging yourself to constantly learn and improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You believe in providing the best service to customers which includes empowering them by collaborating on efficient processes and providing knowledge and tools
  • You embrace uncertainty and thrive on driving change. You enjoy challenging the status quo and working in an industry where technology changes daily and providing legal advice requires a deep understanding of the interplay between technology, policy, strategy and business interests.
  • You will have a broad legal background, significant experience of working in an in-house team and some people management and leadership experience.
  • You like to take smart risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to take initiative to reach the best solution


  • Lead and manage TripleLift’s privacy program in compliance with global regulations and advertising industry standards
  • Work cross-functionally to iterate and improve TripleLift’s privacy strategy in light of market changes, new and updated privacy laws, and advancements in TripleLift’s technology
  • Understand TripleLift’s technology and products at a level that enables you to provide hands on, nuanced and practical data protection advice and recommendations
  • Provide a wide range of subject matter expertise and resources on privacy, security and market dynamics
  • Keep abreast of evolving privacy laws and industry initiatives that may affect TripleLift’s strategy, products and services at a global level – and communicate those effectively to key stakeholders including the c-suite and other leaders.
  • Facilitate discussion and collaboration among product leaders and privacy stakeholders across the company (including members of the legal, product marketing, engineering, security, and communications teams)
  • Draft external privacy notices and disclosures, and manage/update internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with privacy laws
  • Provide guidance, interpretation, requirements and recommendations that enable TripleLift to optimally navigate complex legal frameworks when launching new products, features, functionality and systems designs
  • Work hands-on with business and technology teams to support the implementation of privacy risk management and compliance
  • Structure, draft, review, and help negotiate data protection terms in a variety of commercial agreements including master service agreements, DPAs, and data provider agreements
  • Continually improve our policies, processes and controls to help us scale globally with a consistent but locally relevant approach


What is the main focus of this role as Chief Privacy Officer at TripleLift?

The main focus of this role is to lead and manage TripleLift's privacy program in compliance with global regulations and advertising industry standards, while providing strategic and practical advice to all functions throughout the organization.

TripleLift is the technology company that is reinventing ad placement one medium at a time.

Marketing & Advertising
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

TripleLift is the advertising technology company reinventing ad placement at the intersection of creative, media and data. Our marketplace serves the world’s leading brands, publishers, streaming companies and demand-side platforms, executing over 1 trillion ad transactions every month. Customers choose us because of our addressable offerings from native to online video to connected television, innovations that insert brands into content in real-time, and supportive experts dedicated to maximizing partner performance. Part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio, TripleLift has appeared on both the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for five consecutive years, has been named to Business Insider’s list of Hottest Ad Tech Companies for three straight years and was awarded Most Innovative TV Advertising Technology by AdExchanger in 2021.

Culture & Values

  • Win As A Team

    We are a diverse team who like the people they work with and strive to make everyone around them better. This means being positive, compassionate, accountable, and supportive to each other. We create equitable opportunities for our teammates to thrive and win together.

  • Embrace and Drive Change

    We operate in a dynamic and competitive ecosystem that requires continuous innovation. TripleLifters are comfortable with uncertainty. We listen to our customers, move quickly, question convention and embrace change.

  • Learn and Grow

    We are committed to self-improvement at all times. TripleLifters seek feedback and take extra steps to learn about our craft, customers, and industry. With continuous learning, we grow together as a team and as individuals.

  • Operate with a Founder's Mentality

    Like our founders, we step up whenever there's an opportunity. When we see an issue, we take initiative. This means improving what we touch by proposing solutions and seizing opportunities.

  • Own Your Piece, Know The Puzzle

    We deliver excellence in our individual areas of expertise while understanding how that work drives our overall success. Knowing 'the whole is greater than the sum of its parts' drives maximum output for everyone.