pii2012 Seattle Sponsors

  • ACT


    ACT is an international grassroots advocacy and education organization representing more than 3,000 small and mid-size app developers and information technology firms. It is the only organization focused on the needs of small business innovators from around the world.


    ACT advocates for an environment that inspires and rewards innovation while providing resources to help its members leverage their intellectual assets to raise capital, create jobs, and continue innovating.  In addition to its small business membership, ACT has several Sponsor Members including eBay, Microsoft, Oracle, Intel and VeriSign.


    Learn more at ACT’s website and follow @actonline on Twitter.


  • Cooley LLP

    Cooley LLP

    Cooley represents hundreds of clients in a wide range of industries from offices in ten major commercial markets. We are counselors, strategists and advocates for the foremost private and public companies. We have a legacy of representing companies bringing to market breakthrough products and technologies and frequently argue cases that fall in new areas of law, brought about by technological developments.


    Our business and litigation practice reaches across a broad array of dynamic industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, clean tech, real estate, financial services, retail and energy. With 650 attorneys throughout the U.S. and in China, Cooley has the range and expertise to serve companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today’s global marketplace.


    Learn more at Cooley’s site and follow @CooleyLLP on Twitter.


  • Data 2.0 Summit

    Data 2.0 Summit

    The Data 2.0 Summit 2012 was held April 3rd at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Hundreds of  participants from over 200 tech companies convened and discussed the new online data ecosystem of API’s, social data, geo data, data-as-a-service, and big data.


    The Data 2.0 team is also hosting a week-long city-wide data festival in San Francisco September 22nd – 27th called Data 2.0 Labs!


    For more information visit the Data 2.0 Summit site and follow @data2con on Twitter.


  • Ensighten


    Ensighten’s enterprise tag management and privacy solutions enable the world’s largest enterprises to manage their websites more effectively. Ensighten’s industry-leading tag management platform replaces hundreds of lines of code per Web page with a single line of code, and empowers marketers with an easy-to-use web interface to quickly add, remove or manage any third-party service — such as Web analytics tags or advertising pixels.


    Ensighten’s global Tag Delivery Network serves over 150 billion tags annually to more than 13,000 Web domains, accelerating page load times and handling more than $16 billion in ecommerce for top brands that include A&E Networks, LendingTree, Lenovo, Microsoft Stores, Monster, Sony, and Subaru.


    Visit them on the Web at Ensighten.com and follow @ensighten on Twitter.


  • Experian


    Experian® is a global leader in providing information, analytical tools and marketing services to organizations and consumers to help manage the risk and reward of commercial and financial decisions. Using our comprehensive understanding of individuals, markets and economies, we help organizations find, develop and manage customer relationships to make their businesses more profitable.


    Experian promotes greater financial health and opportunity among consumers by enabling them to understand, manage and protect their personal information, helping them control financial aspects of key life events, and make the most advantageous financial and purchasing decisions.


    Learn more at Experian’s website and follow @Experian on Twitter.



  • GeekWire


    GeekWire is the leading technology news site and online community based in Seattle — covering the people, companies and innovations emerging from the Pacific Northwest and impacting the world. Founded by veteran technology journalists John Cook and Todd Bishop, the site provides in-depth coverage of tech giants such as Microsoft and Amazon, plus startups, mobile news, and key developments across the business of technology. GeekWire hosts a weekly radio show on KIRO-FM in the Seattle region, runs the GeekWork jobs marketplace, and brings the technology community for regular events and conferences including the signature GeekWire Summit tech conference and GeekWire Awards celebration.



    Learn more at GeekWire.com and follow @GeekWire on Twitter.

  • Google


    Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets.


    Google’s targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.


    Follow @google on Twitter.

  • IAB Europe

    IAB Europe

    IAB Europe is a federation of national Interactive Advertising Bureaux (IAB) across Europe. Its mission is to promote the growth of Europe’s interactive advertising markets through events, partnerships and communications activity, to protect the interests of the industry through an active programme of public affairs and to prove the value of the market through research and education.



    Supported by every major media group, advertisers, agency, portal, technology and service provider, its voice represents the interest of more than 5000 company members. Its national membership of 30 countries spans the entire continent – not only the maturemarkets of Western Europe, but also rapidly evolving markets including Croatia, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine.


    Learn more at www.iabeurope.eu and follow @IABEurope on Twitter.


  • Internet Identity Workshop

    Internet Identity Workshop

    Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) is the premiere venue for technologists interested in online identity, authenticate, authorization, and personal data. IIW has been the launchpad for many of the most popular online identity protocols including OpenID and OAuth.


    IIW is held twice a year  in Mountain View, CA in the Spring and Fall. The fifteenth edition of IIW will be held on Oct 23-25, 2012.



    Learn more at the IIW site and follow @idworkshop on Twitter.


  • LunaWeb, Inc.

    LunaWeb, Inc.

    Providing Web & new media services since 1995. We also geek-out about capturing the essence and spirit of your event for visual documentation and provide promotional imagery for future events.


    Learn more at LunaWeb.com and follow @LunaWeb on Twitter.


  • Online Trust Alliance (OTA)

    Online Trust Alliance (OTA)

    OTA’s mission is to develop and advocate best practices and public policy which mitigate emerging privacy, identity and security threats while enhancing online trust, innovation and the vitality of the digital economy.  As a member-based non-profit, OTA promotes multi-stakeholder initiatives, including voluntary codes of conduct and meaningful self-regulation.


    Current initiatives include working throughout the public and private sectors promoting user control of the collection, use and sharing of their data; cybersecurity legislation protecting critical infrastructure; browser security and privacy innovation; data protection and data breach readiness planning, identity management systems, (NSTIC) and developing best practices to prevent, detect and remediate botnets.  Working committees include public policy & privacy, anti-malvertising, data security and breach readiness, email authentication, education and international.


    Learn more at https://otalliance.org and follow @otalliance on Twitter.


  • O’Reilly Media

    O’Reilly Media

    O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.


    Learn more at O’Reilly’s site and follow @oreillymedia on Twitter.

  • Personal


    Called a “life-management platform” by The Economist and recognized as the first “Privacy by Design” online consumer company, Personal helps people take control of and benefit from their data in countless new ways. Its “small data” platform gives individuals the power and tools of big data, allowing them to safely and easily aggregate, leverage and exchange structured data about their lives and identities.


    Enabling powerful, new data-driven apps that respect privacy and security and even promote the economic value of data, Personal is creating a more balanced and sustainable personal data ecosystem for the online and mobile world.


    Learn more at Personal.com and follow @Personal on Twitter.


  • Privacy Camp

    Privacy Camp

    Privacy Camp is a global series of unconferencesfounded by Shaun Dakin in 2009 with the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) and held at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC.


    Since that first “camp” we’ve had one more in D.C. and two at Google in California and two at Ryerson University in Toronto Canada.  We also partnered with Privacy Identity Innovation and had a mini camp at the end of the pii2011 conference.


    Learn more on the Privacy Camp blog and follow @privacycamp on Twitter.

  • ProgrammableWeb


    ProgrammableWeb is the leading online resource for the open API ecosystem.  With a directory of over 5,000 APIs, a reporting team that focuses exclusively on API news, and a large, active developer community, ProgrammableWeb is the go-to destination for APIs.


    Learn more at ProgrammableWeb.com and follow @ProgrammableWeb on Twitter.

  • Rapleaf


    Rapleaf is a San Francisco-based startup with an ambitious vision: we want every person to have a meaningful, personalized experience – whether online or offline. We want you to see the right content at the right time, every time. We want you to get better, more personalized service.


    To achieve this, we help Fortune 2000 companies gain insight into their customers, engage them more meaningfully, and deliver the right message at the right time. We also help consumers understand their online footprint.


    Learn more at Rapleaf’s site and follow @Rapleaf on Twitter.


  • TRUSTe


    TRUSTe is the leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company and powers trust in the data economy by enabling businesses to safely collect and use customer data across web, mobile, cloud and advertising channels. Our cloud-based Data Privacy Management Platform delivers innovative technology products, including website monitoring and advertising compliance controls – along with privacy assessments and certifications.


    More than 5,000 companies worldwide, including Apple, Disney, eBay, Forbes, LinkedIn and Oracle rely on our DPM platform and globally recognized Certified Privacy Seal to protect/enhance their brand, drive user engagement and minimize compliance risk.


    Learn more at TRUSTe.com and follow @TRUSTe on Twitter.


  • TechAmerica


    Representing 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, TechAmerica is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry’s only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices and partnerships in state capitals across the country, Washington DC, Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing) and around the world.

    TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA).


    Learn more at TechAmerica’s site and follow @TechAmerica on Twitter.


  • TrueRep


    TrueRep is an Internet service powered by Intelius that helps individuals create a positive online identity by providing tools to:

    • See & manage the information that others can find about them online

    • Promote themselves online and track their progress via a reputation score

    • Track the rankings of Google search results on themselves

    • Build a personal website designed to rank high in search results


    TrueRep also enables users to add remarks to consumer background checks on themselves that others purchase from Intelius. All TrueRep users go through an identity verification process. This ensures no one other than that individual can use TrueRep to manage their online reputation. TrueRep is free to use and comes with a robust suite of tools. TrueRep VIP is a $9.95 / month service that provides additional features including access to an individual’s professional listings and background check.


    Learn more at TrueRep.com and follow @TrueRep on Twitter.


  • VentureBeat


    VentureBeat is a media company obsessed with covering amazing technology and why it matters in our lives. From the most innovative companies and the incredible people behind them to the money fueling it all, we’re devoted to exhaustive coverage of the technology revolution.


    Led by Founder and Editor-in-Chief Matt Marshall and a team of experienced journalists, VentureBeat has grown into the leading source for breaking news and in-depth reporting on a range of technology trends — from social to mobile, small business to enterprise, clean tech, cloud services, games, and more. We also bring the community together several times per year through our own executive-level conferences, such as MobileBeat, CloudBeat, GamesBeat, and the VentureBeat Mobile Summit.


    Learn more at VentureBeat.com and follow @VentureBeat on Twitter.


  • WTIA


    As one of the oldest and largest statewide technology trade associations in North America, the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) is passionate about promoting Washington as a desirable place to start and grow successful technology companies amid a strong and connected community. WTIA is the place to connect to Washington’s technology industry.


    Learn more at the WTIA site and follow @WTIA on Twitter.

  • Women 2.0

    Women 2.0

    Women 2.0 is a social venture for future founders of technology startups. Our vision is to be the global source for innovative technology startups, led by diverse founding teams.


    Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups. Women 2.0 enables entrepreneurs with a network, resources and knowledge to take your startup from idea to launch.


    Learn more at the Women 2.0 site and follow @women2 on Twitter.

  • Xbox 360

    Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. Thanks to the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 has transformed social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play — no controller required. Xbox 360 is also home to the best and broadest games as well as one of the world’s largest on-demand libraries of music, standard- and high-definition movies, TV shows and digital games, all in one place.


    The entertainment center of the living room, Xbox 360 blends unbeatable content with a leading social entertainment network of 40 million Xbox LIVE members to create a limitless entertainment experience that can be shared at home or across the globe.


    More information about Xbox 360 can be found online at http://www.xbox.com.