Thursday, October 23, 2014

FTC to Focus on Privacy, Soltani Named CTO

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has named Ashkan Soltani its new CTO, reinforcing its focus on digital privacy issues.

Mr. Soltani is well known in digital privacy circles as an independent research consultant. He has a history with the FTC, having served there as staff technologist for the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. Soltani is replacing Lantanya Sweeney who is returning to Harvard University.

"Naming Soltani CTO signals how seriously the FTC takes the issue of privacy and in particular digital privacy."
- Marc Groman, NAI President and CEO
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Sources:
(a) NAI Head Marc Groman Exits; FTC Ramps Up Privacy Focus with New CTO - www.AdAge.com, 10/22/2014

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