pii2014 Video: David Rose’s Keynote about Enchanted Objects

David Rose, CEO of Ditto Labs, is an award-winning entrepreneur, author and instructor at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on making the physical environment an interface to digital information. He gave a wonderful talk on November 12th at pii2014 about his new book “Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things” that looks at the future of connected devices and how these technologies will impact the ways we live and work.


Watch video of his pii2014 keynote below:

David Rose Keynote from Privacy Identity Innovation on Vimeo.

pii2014 Video: Keynote Interview with FTC Chairwoman Ramirez

One of the highlights of this year’s Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014), which took place November 12th-14th in Silicon Valley, was a fireside chat between Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez and POLITICO technology reporter Tony Romm.


Watch video of their interview at:


Keynote Interview with Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez from Privacy Identity Innovation on Vimeo.

pii2014 Video: The Information Revolution & the Evolution of Privacy and Identity

The 5th annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014), which took place November 12-14 in Silicon Valley, opened with a session titled “The Information Revolution & the Evolution of Privacy and Identity.” Moderated by Privacy Identity Innovation co-founder Natalie Fonseca, the session featured TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel, Forrester Research principal analyst Fatemeh Khatibloo, Slack’s vice president of policy and compliance strategy Anne Toth and Terence Craig, co-founder and CEO of PatternBuilders and co-author of Privacy and Big Data.


Watch the entire session below:

The Information Revolution & the Evolution of Privacy and Identity from Privacy Identity Innovation on Vimeo.

(updated) Announcing the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight startups

pii2014InnovatorSpotlightCo_220x220**Update: We had a change in the line-up so we’ve modified this post to add ID.me.**


Every year, we invite a select group of startup CEOs to present their technologies on stage at Privacy Identity Innovation as part of the Innovator Spotlight program. This year’s conference (pii2014) is taking place November 12-14 in Silicon Valley, and we’re excited to announce that the following seven companies will be participating in the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight:


* BeehiveID – Led by CEO Mary Haskett, BeehiveID is a global identity validation service that enables trust by identifying bad actors online BEFORE they have a chance to commit fraud.

* Glimpse – Led by CEO Elissa Shevinsky, Glimpse is a private (disappearing) photo messaging app just for groups.

* ID.me – Led by CEO Blake Hall, ID.me is a digital identity bank and network designed to empower consumers to control how their personal data is shared with third parties in order to efficiently complete high-risk transactions or to access exclusive benefits from retailers.

* Kpass – Led by CEO Dan Nelson, Kpass is an identity platform that provides brands, apps and developers with an easy-to-implement technology solution to help manage the notice and consent requirements for the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) laws.

* Meeco – Led by CEO Katryna Dow, Meeco is a Life Management Platform that offers an all-in-one solution for you to transact online, collect your own personal data, and be more anonymous with greater control over your own privacy.

* TrustLayers – Led by CEO Adam Towvim, TrustLayers is privacy intelligence for big data. TrustLayers enables confident use of personal data, keeping companies secure in the knowledge that the organization team is following the rules.

* Virtru – Led by CEO John Ackerly, Virtru is the first company to make email privacy accessible to everyone. With a single plug-in, Virtru empowers individuals and businesses to control who receives, reviews, and retains their digital information — wherever it travels, throughout its lifespan.


Learn more about the startups on the Innovator Spotlight page, and sign up for pii2014 by October 31st to save $100 on registration fees.


Last call for Ignite pii2014 speaker proposals

ignite_pii2014This year’s Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014) is taking place November 12-14 at the Crowne Plaza Palo Alto hotel in Silicon Valley, and we’re excited to be hosting the Ignite pii2014 program on November 14th where a handful of attendees will deliver 5-minute lightning talks on a topic they’re passionate about.


The deadline to apply for Ignite pii2014 is Friday, October 17th, so make sure to register for the conference and send us your proposals this week for your chance to get on stage! More details are available on the Ignite pii2014 page.


Even if you aren’t planning to apply to give an Ignite talk, we encourage you to sign up for pii2014 soon because space is limited and this year’s program is shaping up to the best yet with more than 65 speakers participating from the Federal Trade Commission, Apple, Adobe, Box, Silent Circle, Facebook, Microsoft, Wickr, IAB, the Intelligent Car Coalition, TRUSTe, Gartner, IMRSV and other leading companies and organizations.