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Vivek Narayanadas

Rubicon Project
Senior Counsel & Data Protection Officer
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Vivek Narayanadas
Rubicon Project
Senior Counsel & Data Protection Officer
Los Angeles, California

Vivek Narayanadas currently serves as Senior Counsel and Data Protection Officer to Rubicon Project, a publicly-traded advertising technology that operates around the globe and processes trillions of transactions each month.  At Rubicon Project, Mr. Narayanadas serves as the principal advisor to the Company on issues related to privacy, data protection, and consumer protection.  In this regard, Mr. Narayanadas designed, implemented, and oversees Rubicon Project’s global data flow compliance structure, designed to ensure compliance with international data protection laws such as the European Union’s Data Protection Directive and General Data Protection Regulation.  Additionally, he serves as Rubicon Project’s liaison with regulators and relevant self-regulatory bodies, and advises senior management, product, sales, engineering, and legal teams on privacy issues related to online behavioral advertising and consumer choice and consent.

Before joining Rubicon Project, Mr. Narayanadas worked as an Associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, as a member of the firm’s Privacy and Appellate and Constitutional Law practice groups.  At Gibson Dunn, Mr. Narayanadas represented large multinational clients, including major technology companies, healthcare providers, and educational institutions in a range of litigation and appellate matters, including a number of complex class-action lawsuits alleging violations of various privacy laws.  Additionally, while at Gibson Dunn Mr. Narayanadas regularly counseled clients on issues related to privacy and cybersecurity, helping clients to design breach response plans, revise their privacy disclosures to accurately reflect their data collection practices, and develop mobile apps that properly respected consumers’ privacy interests.  Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Narayanadas served as a law clerk to the Honorable D. Brooks Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and to the Honorable Anita B. Brody of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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