Philip is our Managing Partner, is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is no stranger to the startup world. Prior to Data Compliance Specialists, he founded, ran and the sold an online retail business in the US selling high-tech RV accessories (TechnoRV). Philip has spent his whole career in high-tech working for various hardware and software firms in the UK and US (Silicon Valley) and brings this wealth of experience to the practice.
As stated in a recent interview "I'm so excited to be helping local high-tech startups with this very important aspect of their business. As an experienced small business owner myself, I understand how few hours there are in a day and how many demands are made of limited resources.". Regarding the services offered he added "What we've tried to do at Data Compliance Specialists is put together a package that is not only affordable for the small business, but tries to simplify the concepts involved so that we can ultimately help you make the right privacy decisions while focusing on your day job".
The IAPP is responsible for developing and launching the only globally recognised credentialing programs in information privacy: the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and the Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). The CIPP, CIPM and CIPT are the leading privacy certifications for thousands of professionals around the world who serve the data protection, information auditing, information security, legal compliance and/or risk management needs of their organizations.