Data Management, Privacy, & The Laws Affecting Your Organization
August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFree
In this roundtable discussion, we will be joined by:
- Rand Fishkin of SparkToro.
- Professor David Carroll of The New School.
- Andy Schaul of Bayer Crop Science.
Whether you’re concerned about privacy for yourself, running effective communications, or staying out of the crosshairs of government regulations, come ready to hear what the experts have to say about data management, data privacy, and the laws that affect you as a person and also organizations trying to track and communicate with their audiences.
Rand Fishkin is cofounder and CEO of audience research startup SparkToro. He’s dedicated his professional life to helping people do better marketing through his writing, speaking, startups, and his book, Lost and Founder. When Rand’s not working, he’s usually cooking a fancy meal for the love of his life, author Geraldine DeRuiter. If you bribe him with great pasta or great cocktails, he’ll spill big tech’s dark secrets.
Professor David Carroll
David Carroll is Associate Professor of Media Design and former Director of the MFA Design and Technology graduate program at the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons the New School for Design.
He is featured in The Great Hack (2019) on Netflix and known for challenging Cambridge Analytica and the SCL Group companies in the UK High Court under the Data Protection Act of 1998 for full disclosure of his 2016 US election voter data.
Andy Schaul is Head of Digital Platforms & Portfolio – R&D Science, Competitor, and IP Intelligence at Bayer Crop Science. He has worked in insights management and analysis across social media, issues management, reputation, market research, corporate marketing, security, regulatory policy, and competitive intelligence. He builds tools in Python and is interested in connecting experts and to data to solve business problems through collaboration. Andy is widely considered to be a subject matter expert in social listening and analytics with global team leadership experience.
Eric Pratum is the President of Social Media Club St Louis and the Head of Digital Strategy at Bigwidesky. If you want a strategy that will get you actionable results and valuable data while also being creative, he’s the guy to talk to. When he’s not working, he’s exercising, doing unending house projects, playing with his family (or most likely cleaning up after his children), reading, and trying to play some music if time allows.