Jim Adler

Jim Adler
Vice President of Data Systems & Chief Privacy Officer, inome

Website | @jim_adler

Jim is Vice President, Data Systems and Chief Privacy Officer at inome/Intelius. Jim leads the big data team that powers the company’s products as well being its chief consumer advocate.

Jim is a national leader on data, privacy, and security having testified before the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Congress, National Institute of Standards and Technology and leading academic institutions. Jim also serves on the advisory boards of the Future of Privacy Forum and Helios Voting. Jim blogs and tweets about privacy and data at jimadler.me and @jim_adler.

Prior to inome, Jim served as president and chief technology officer at Identity.net, an Internet company giving consumers control of their online identity and reputation. From 1998 to 2005, he was the founder and CEO of VoteHere, a pioneer in the development of private and secure electronic voting, both online and offline. He is a co-inventor of patents related to cryptographic voting and digital signatures. He received his bachelor’s degree with high honors in electrical engineering from the University of Florida and his master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, San Diego.


Office Hour, Exhibit Hall (Office Hours C)
Moderated by:
Jim Adler (inome)
Alexander Howard (O'Reilly Media), Solon Barocas (New York University)
* Various voter micro-targeting efforts * The TomTom in-car navigation * Government's data matching cost-savings initiatives Read more.
Policy & Privacy, Ballroom E
Moderated by:
Alexander Howard (O'Reilly Media)
Jim Adler (inome), Solon Barocas (New York University)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
So much of the privacy discussion is about data access, fear of future dystopia, and the complexities of law. There is a vacuum around how societal norms should be mapped to rapidly growing capabilities of big data, leaving data professionals in a "don’t ask don't tell" privacy conundrum. This conversation will discuss specific use-cases and frameworks to guide data pros. Read more.


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