https://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/242476477 Privacy is all around us. In a hyper connected world where data insight gives organizations a competitive edge, the risks of managing and safeguarding that data - specifically personal data - have increased exponentially. How then, not-for-profit organizations, can influence the importance of privacy and security management while at the same time continue forging relationships with the communities they serve? Join us for this event where we will explore the opportunities that lie ahead in terms of increasing trust, reputation and brand exposure through the management of Private information. Ale Brown, Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) Ale started her career as an IT professional working for large corporations such as Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. She also ventured into the entrepreneurial world working for boutique consulting firms when she moved to Vancouver. Her specialties at the time were the implementation and management of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) strategies. During her last corporate job with J&J, she partnered with various commercial groups in the organization, providing IT solutions in the area of Sales Force Effectiveness and Digital Marketing. This is when she was thoroughly exposed to the world of Privacy management. She founded Kirke Management Consulting in 2014, with the goal to help organizations excel in their business objectives by finding opportunities for growth, while at the same time managing risks that could prevent their success. About Kirke Management Consulting – www.kirke-consulting.com (http://www.kirke-consulting.com/) Strategy. Transformation. Results. We are a strategy consulting firm that enables business growth and minimizes corporate risk. We believe that safeguarding personal information has become paramount in a rapidly expanding digital world, therefore we help organizations gain relevant data insights to build tighter relationships with their customers, all within a strong privacy management framework. This results in increased brand recognition, improved reputation in the industry and trust within their customer-base. Kirke (pronounced "Kur-keeh"), the Greek goddess of transformation, used her powers and knowledge to transform anything that posed a threat into something harmless. At Kirke Management Consulting we strive to empower our customers to make that transformation happen and revolutionize their businesses.