98 episodes

Data privacy is a hot sector in the world of business. But it can be hard to break in and have a career that thrives.

That’s where our podcast comes in! We interview leading Privacy Pros and share the secrets to success each fortnight.

We'll help guide you through the complex world of Data Privacy so that you can focus on achieving your career goals instead of worrying about compliance issues.
It's never been easier or more helpful than this! You don't have to go at it alone anymore!

It’s easy to waste a lot of time and energy learning about Data Privacy on your own, especially if you find it complex and confusing.

Founder and Co-host Jamal Ahmed, dubbed “The King of GDPR” by the BBC, interviews leading Privacy Pros and discusses topics businesses are struggling with each week and pulls back the curtain on the world of Data Privacy.

Deep dive with the world's brightest and most thought-provoking data privacy thought leaders to inspire and empower you to unleash your best to thrive as a Data Privacy Professional.

If you're ambitious, driven & highly motivated, and thinking about a career in Data Privacy, a rising Privacy Pro or an Experienced Privacy Leader this is the podcast for you.

Subscribe today so you never miss an episode or important update from your favourite Privacy Pro.

And if you ever want to learn more about how to secure a career in data privacy and then thrive, just tune into our show and we'll teach you everything there is to know!

Listen now and subscribe for free on iTunes, Spotify or Google Play Music!

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Privacy Pros Podcast The King of Data Protection - Jamal Ahmed

    • Business
    • 4.4 • 29 Ratings

Data privacy is a hot sector in the world of business. But it can be hard to break in and have a career that thrives.

That’s where our podcast comes in! We interview leading Privacy Pros and share the secrets to success each fortnight.

We'll help guide you through the complex world of Data Privacy so that you can focus on achieving your career goals instead of worrying about compliance issues.
It's never been easier or more helpful than this! You don't have to go at it alone anymore!

It’s easy to waste a lot of time and energy learning about Data Privacy on your own, especially if you find it complex and confusing.

Founder and Co-host Jamal Ahmed, dubbed “The King of GDPR” by the BBC, interviews leading Privacy Pros and discusses topics businesses are struggling with each week and pulls back the curtain on the world of Data Privacy.

Deep dive with the world's brightest and most thought-provoking data privacy thought leaders to inspire and empower you to unleash your best to thrive as a Data Privacy Professional.

If you're ambitious, driven & highly motivated, and thinking about a career in Data Privacy, a rising Privacy Pro or an Experienced Privacy Leader this is the podcast for you.

Subscribe today so you never miss an episode or important update from your favourite Privacy Pro.

And if you ever want to learn more about how to secure a career in data privacy and then thrive, just tune into our show and we'll teach you everything there is to know!

Listen now and subscribe for free on iTunes, Spotify or Google Play Music!

Subscribe to the newsletter to get exclusive insights, secret expert tips & actionable resources for a thriving privacy career that we only share with email subscribers https://newsletter.privacypros.academy/sign-up

    The 3 Skills You Need To Be A Top Privacy Lawyer

    The 3 Skills You Need To Be A Top Privacy Lawyer

    The world of privacy law is booming, but what does it take to rise above the rest? In this episode Jamal alongside Dr. Andrea dive deep into the must-have abilities you won't find in a legal textbook.
    They uncover why top privacy lawyers must go beyond just legal knowledge and explore:
    The Business of Privacy: How understanding the bigger picture makes you a more valuable asset.Privacy Around the World: Why cultural and economic factors influence how privacy laws are implemented.The Soft Skills Advantage: Discover the surprising skills that set successful privacy lawyers apart.
    Tune in and unlock the secrets to becoming a top privacy lawyer.
    Andrea Tapia-Hoffmann is an Ecuadorian-German lawyer and certified information privacy professional (CIPP-E) and certified information privacy technologist (CIPT). Andrea has been an in-house privacy specialist since 2017, after many years of working in other fields of law and finishing her PhD in economic law. Andrea is originally from Ecuador and has lived in Germany for 11 years.
    If you're ready to transform your career and become the go-to GDPR expert, get your copy of 'The Easy Peasy Guide to GDPR' here: https://www.bestgdprbook.com/
    Follow Jamal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmjahmed/
    Follow Dr. Andrea on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anlutato/
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    • 34 min
    How to Win at Work AND Life (Before It's Too Late)

    How to Win at Work AND Life (Before It's Too Late)

    Privacy Expert Conor Hogan Reveals All! In this episode, Conor, a seasoned privacy leader with over 15 years of experience, goes beyond the technical aspects of privacy and provides you with actionable tips for climbing the ladder, no matter your career stage.
    Discover the career hacks Conor used to excel in the industryLearn how to stay ahead of the curve and leverage AI for better privacy practices Plus, Conor reveals his secrets for juggling a demanding career with a young family (moms and dads, this is for you!).
    This episode is a roadmap to success for any privacy professional, but especially those looking to build a fulfilling career and a happy home life.
    Conor Hogan is a passionate privacy advocate, trust advisor, and risk consultant with more than 15 years’ experience advising clients around the world. He currently oversees BSI Group’s global privacy, delivering strategic advisory and operational support to clients across Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
    Conor is a regular industry contributor, thought leader, and privacy-by-design advocate. He holds numerous qualifications and is a member of the Institute of Operational Privacy Design's Standards Committee. C
    In his spare time, Conor plays American Football, mentors at his local Coder-Dojo, and enjoys spending time with his family and going to the gym.
    If you're ready to transform your career and become the go-to GDPR expert, get your copy of 'The Easy Peasy Guide to GDPR' here: https://www.bestgdprbook.com/
    Follow Jamal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmjahmed/
    Follow Conor on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cnrhgn/
    Subscribe to the Privacy Pros Academy YouTube Channel► https://www.youtube.com/c/PrivacyPros

    • 39 min
    The Habit Hacking and LinkedIn Strategy That Gets You Hired

    The Habit Hacking and LinkedIn Strategy That Gets You Hired

    Discover The Secret Habits That Could Propel Your Career To The Next LevelIn this episode, Jamal Ahmed speaks with Gwen, a senior privacy consultant, about the transformative power of habits in career development.
    Gwen shares her inspiring journey and provides invaluable advice on:
    The bold move that launched her privacy career: Learn why quitting her job was the catalyst for Gwen's success.Branding yourself for visibility: How to strategically use LinkedIn to stand out in the industry.Unlocking your potential with habits: Discover the habits that can accelerate your career.Battling imposter syndrome and building a network: Get strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome and building a network
    Gwen is a seasoned compliance leader turned data privacy champion. After spearheading compliance initiatives for over a decade, she pivoted her career into data privacy by leveraging LinkedIn and the science of habits. Today as a senior privacy consultant, Gwen helps businesses unleash the power of proactive privacy.
    If you're ready to transform your career and become the go-to GDPR expert, get your copy of 'The Easy Peasy Guide to GDPR' here: https://www.bestgdprbook.com/
    Follow Jamal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmjahmed/
    Follow Gwen on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gwentakagawa/
    Subscribe to the Privacy Pros Academy YouTube Channel► https://www.youtube.com/c/PrivacyPros

    • 41 min
    From Outsider To Industry Leader: How To Leverage Your Unique Skills To Succeed

    From Outsider To Industry Leader: How To Leverage Your Unique Skills To Succeed

    Learn The Secrets To Build A Successful Privacy Career From Two Industry Powerhouses. Global privacy expert Jamal Ahmed sits down with Saima Fancy and Jay Averitt to uncover strategies for operationalising privacy, communicating impact, and creating a fulfilling career path.
    Discover tips to:
    Shift privacy programs from blocking innovation to enabling itAdapt privacy to business goals and foster cooperationGain real-world and hands on experience if you're transitioning into privacy roles Use teaching and writing online to establish your expertise and credibilityTurn career challenges into growth opportunities
    Whether you’re new to privacy or a seasoned pro, this info-packed episode shares hard-won lessons on advancing your skills, attracting opportunities, and making your mark.
    Tune in now to shape the future of privacy and equip yourself to empower businesses with honest data practices.
    Jay Averitt is a Senior Privacy Product Manager and Engineer at Microsoft.  In his current role, he focuses on technical privacy reviews and incident response related to Microsoft's O365 product line. He has been focused on Privacy for over a decade, both as an attorney and in technical operational privacy.  He graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Management Information Systems and earned his JD from the University of Alabama School of Law.
    Saima has over two decades of professional experience in chemical engineering, privacy engineering, law, data privacy and security sectors. She is passionate about protecting the privacy rights of consumers and facilitating cross-functional partnerships to design and implement privacy-centric solutions. Saima has a proven track record of advising project teams, reviewing, and contributing to technical systems and product development life cycles, and monitoring privacy trends and best practices. She contributes to her professional ecosystems by presenting talks, lecturing at universities, mentoring, and is a strong ally for privacy and security professionals and STEM advocates for women and girls. 
    If you're ready to transform your career and become the go-to GDPR expert, get your copy of 'The Easy Peasy Guide to GDPR' here: https://www.bestgdprbook.com/
    Follow Jamal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmjahmed/
    Follow Jay on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jay-averitt/
    Follow Saima on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saima-fancy/
    Subscribe to the Privacy Pros Academy YouTube Channel► https://www.youtube.com/c/PrivacyPros

    • 1 hr 3 min
    100 Episodes, 1 Bestseller and Zero Regrets?

    100 Episodes, 1 Bestseller and Zero Regrets?

    Celebrate 100 Episodes with Jamal & Jamilla!The Privacy Pros Podcast hits a milestone with our 100th episode, and who better to celebrate with than a special co-host.
    Join Jamal and Jamilla as they take a nostalgic trip down memory lane, discussing what this podcast has meant to them and the Privacy community after 100 incredible episodes.
    Get ready to hear:
    Hilarious inside stories: From his favourite guest to the funniest (and most embarrassing!) recording moments, Jamal spills the beans.Real talk about challenges: Jamal opens up about the tough times and what he's learned from publishing an international bestselling book.The power of community: Discover how Jamal found his tribe within the industry and how you can fuel your success too.Plus, YOUR questions answered: Jamal tackles listener concerns like the value of AI certifications and effective time management techniques.
    Don't miss this unique look behind the scenes!
    If you're ready to transform your career and become the go-to GDPR expert, get your copy of 'The Easy Peasy Guide to GDPR' here: https://www.bestgdprbook.com/
    Follow Jamal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmjahmed/
    Subscribe to the Privacy Pros Academy YouTube Channel► https://www.youtube.com/c/PrivacyPros

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Are Privacy Pros Ready for the AI Revolution?

    Are Privacy Pros Ready for the AI Revolution?

    Are privacy professionals truly equipped to handle the coming AI revolution? Jamal Ahmed interviews renowned Privacy Professional and Attorney Christopher Schmidt on the opportunities and threats posed by emerging technologies like generative AI. 
    They discuss:
    Pragmatic ways to apply core privacy principles to AI systemsWhy you shouldn't overreact to AI hypeThe complex state of International Data Transfers
    And a bonus segment where Christopher addresses listener queries about IAPP exams and how to set yourself up for success as a World Class privacy professional.
    This episode is a must-listen for any privacy pro looking to stay ahead of the curve!
    Christopher Schmidt, FIP; CIPP/E; CIPM; CIPT, CDPO/FR; is a German Magister of Law and Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt) experienced in European Data Protection and IT law.He previously served as an Advisory Board Member and Chair of the IAPP's CIPP/E Exam Development Board and has been selected as an expert on data protection matters by the Council of Europe.
    Christopher has worked at the International and European Affairs Department of the Hessian Data Protection Commissioner and with renowned global law firms, focusing on cybersecurity and data protection matters across all sectors. Among the clients he has advised are leading technology and software providers, financial institutions and blockchain businesses, global pharmaceutical and tourism companies.
    As a freelancer, Christopher runs advanced courses and workshops for law students as well as for lawyers and data protection officers on current European data protection matters in German, English, French, and Italian. In 2020, he launched the European Essential Guarantees Guide [www.essentialguarantees.com] to help data exporters with conducting global transfer impact assessments in a post-Schrems II world.
    If you're ready to transform your career and become the go-to GDPR expert, get your copy of 'The Easy Peasy Guide to GDPR' here: https://www.bestgdprbook.com/
    Follow Jamal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmjahmed/
    Follow Christopher on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/piracybydesign/
    Subscribe to the Privacy Pros Academy YouTube Channel► https://www.youtube.com/c/PrivacyPros

    • 36 min

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