As senior vice president of Privacy Certified, John is responsible for managing the organization’s privacy certification and seal program, an FTC-approved Safe Harbor under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). He works with member companies to implement lawful and responsible online and mobile privacy practices, which ensure regulatory compliance, advance business objectives, protect brand value, and engender consumer trust.
Prior to joining the ESRB in 2017, John served as an Assistant Attorney General for Affirmative Civil Enforcement in the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, and spent more than twelve years in private practice as a regulatory and litigation attorney. John holds a B.A. from Villanova University and a J.D. from Seton Hall School of Law. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States by the IAPP and a member of the IAPP’s Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board.