Chief Privacy Officer, Avast (previously at Data Protection Commission Ireland)
Shane P McNamee is a barrister, privacy professional, and digital rights advocate, with experience ranging across academia, the public sector, and private enterprise. Previously he served as the Chief Privacy Officer of Avast, as well as Assistant Commissioner, Head of Guidance and Policy Development, at the Irish Data Protection Commission. In addition to qualification in Ireland as a barrister, he also holds an LLB from Trinity College Dublin, an LLM from the University of Edinburgh, and the CIPP/E and CIPM accreditations from the IAPP. His work focuses on raising awareness about privacy and data protection, as well as encouraging responsible innovation and a privacy-by-design approach.