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OTA Strategic Advisors & Professional Members

David Daniels, CEO The Relevancy Group
David serves as strategic advisor to the OTA Board of directors, providing input into a range of issues impact the interactive marketing community and consumer experience.  According to Direct Magazine, David Daniels is "one of the most influential experts in email marketing, if not the most influential." Until January 2010 he served as Vice President and Principal Analyst with Forrester Research and JupiterResearch. David is co-author of the book "Email Marketing An Hour A Day" and has been a contributor to the Weekend Today Show on NBC. David has held senior level positions at Apple Computer, Urban Outfitters/Anthropologie, Micro/MacWarehouse, ProTeam and CDA Computer Sales.

Mark Goldstein
Mark is founder and principal of SafeSecurePrivate, a cybersecurity and privacy consultancy. Ever since he was a senior advisor at AOL and went on “house calls” to customers’ homes to see first-hand the effects of malicious software on their lives, he has been passionate about protecting data. These customer visits resulted in AOL’s “safety and security” program which Mark led for three years. This program included the first free ISP-provided antivirus as well as backend enhancements which significantly reduced malware for AOL customers. At AOL he also reported to the chief privacy officer working on breach prevention/response, detecting vulnerabilities, and leading the industry’s first ad-hoc group fighting malvertising. Mark has a MBA in marketing from American University.

Mark Goldstein

Jules Polonetsky - Co-Chair, Future of Privacy Forum
Jules serves as Co-chair and Director of the Future of Privacy Forum. As AOL’s former Chief Privacy Officer and SVP for Consumer Advocacy, Jules was responsible for ensuring that AOL’s users could trust the company with their information and for educating employees about best practices for advertising, content, and product development. Jules previously served for four years as Vice President, Integrity Assurance, at America Online Inc. The Integrity Assurance team was responsible for a wide range of consumer protection and risk management issues for AOL’s brands (America Online, AIM, Netscape, Compuserve, Mapquest, MoviePhone, Spinner, WinAmp, ICQ, Advertising.com) including privacy, advertising policy, content and community standards, product standards, parental controls, safety and accessibility for users with disabilities.

Jules Polonetsky

Joe St Sauver, Ph.D.  - University of Oregon
Joe serves as Internet2's Nationwide Security Program Manager, and Manager of the InCommon (SSL and PKI) Certificate Program, under contract through the University of Oregon Computing Center.   He currently serves in a variety of advisory roles, including as one of half a dozen senior technical advisors for the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group, (MAAWG), as a member of the Team Cymru Dragon Research Group Advisory Council, and as a member of the Research and Education Network Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) Technical Advisory Group. He also currently serves on the Higher Education Information Security Council Leadership Team, and participates on an FCC CSRIC Working Group, and is a member of the board of directors of CAUCE (the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email).   His Ph.D. is in Production and Operations Management from the University of Oregon Decision Sciences Department (Lundquist College of Business).

Joe St Sauver

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