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Chief Privacy Officer



London, UK
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

About TripleLift

We're TripleLift, an advertising platform on a mission to elevate digital advertising through beautiful creative, quality publishers, actionable data and smart targeting. Through over 1 trillion monthly ad transactions, we help publishers and platforms monetize their businesses. Our technology is where the world's leading brands find audiences across online video, connected television, display and native ads. Brand and enterprise customers choose us because of our innovative solutions, premium formats, and supportive experts dedicated to maximizing their performance.

As part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio, we are NMSDC certified, qualify for diverse spending goals and are committed to economic inclusion. Find out how TripleLift raises up the programmatic ecosystem at triplelift.com.

Chief Privacy Officer

TripleLift is seeking a highly-motivated and entrepreneurial individual to help us lead the cross-functional Privacy team. The Chief Privacy Officer will be responsible for managing and overseeing privacy matters from a strategic and risk perspective. In this role, you will work closely with cross-functional partners across TripleLift to understand and assess privacy risks and opportunities and make sound recommendations and decisions under tight deadlines to help drive TripleLift’s strategic approach to privacy matters. This role will report to the General Counsel based in London.

The ideal candidate is business-minded and takes the time to understand business objectives, technology and products to strategically and effectively balance risk with opportunity in advising the business. This person is also a creative problem-solver that enjoys fast-paced environments involving complex privacy issues that impact the future of digital advertising at an exciting time for the industry. They are a collaborative team player comfortable making decisions. This person can get in the weeds on technology and also uplevel to propose practical and commercially focused solutions.

About the Team

We are expanding the Legal and cross-functional Privacy team at TripleLift. Our mandate is to provide strategic and practical advice to all functions throughout the organization. Our responsibilities are diverse and range from drafting and negotiating contracts to evaluating product offerings to monitoring and addressing industry, legislative and regulatory developments that affect digital advertising and

the future of the ad funded internet. We are energized by the challenges of serving a dynamic company that’s launching multiple new products that will help shape the future of online advertising at a time of fundamental changes for the industry.

TripleLift’s Legal team supports our rapidly evolving global advertising business. Our mandate is to provide strategic and practical legal advice to all functions throughout the organization – and our day to day work is diverse, ranging from drafting and negotiating contracts to evaluating product offerings to monitoring and addressing legislative and regulatory developments that affect the future of the internet. We are energized by the challenges of serving a dynamic, fast-growing company that’s shaping the future of online advertising in a complex ecosystem.


  • Lead and manage TripleLift’s privacy program in compliance with global regulations and advertising industry standards
  • Work cross-functionally to iterate and improve TripleLift’s privacy strategy in light of market changes, new and updated privacy laws, and advancements in TripleLift’s technology
  • Understand TripleLift’s technology and products at a level that enables you to provide hands on, nuanced and practical data protection advice and recommendations
  • Provide a wide range of subject matter expertise and resources on privacy, security and market dynamics
  • Keep abreast of evolving privacy laws and industry initiatives that may affect TripleLift’s strategy, products and services at a global level – and communicate those effectively to key stakeholders including the c-suite and other leaders.
  • Facilitate discussion and collaboration among product leaders and privacy stakeholders across the company (including members of the legal, product marketing, engineering, security, and communications teams)
  • Draft external privacy notices and disclosures, and manage/update internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with privacy laws
  • Provide guidance, interpretation, requirements and recommendations that enable TripleLift to optimally navigate complex legal frameworks when launching new products, features, functionality and systems designs
  • Work hands-on with business and technology teams to support the implementation of privacy risk management and compliance
  • Structure, draft, review, and help negotiate data protection terms in a variety of commercial agreements including master service agreements, DPAs, and data provider agreements
  • Continually improve our policies, processes and controls to help us scale globally with a consistent but locally relevant approach


  • 8+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm, in-house legal department, consulting firm or in-house privacy team
  • Deep experience with global privacy regulations, including, GDPR, the ePrivacy Directive, U.S. state and sectoral privacy laws, FTC rules and enforcement, and self-regulatory programs
  • Prior start-up or tech experience is required. Ideally in adtech
  • Experience building and growing global privacy programs that incorporate privacy by design into complex technology platforms
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for working in a high-growth environment
  • Ability to understand technology and the interplay between legal, policy and strategy
  • Excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical advice
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task and understand and manage shifting priorities and multiple projects
  • Exceptional communication, analytical and drafting skills
  • Ability and desire to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a growing team
  • Strong project-management and operational skills
  • Exceptional judgment and integrity, ability to handle multiple matters independently on tight timeframes, adept at making smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information
  • Attention to detail and an ability to view privacy issues within the context of business objectives, effectively coordinating and maintaining strong relationships with cross-functional partners
  • Comfort owning and improving processes to achieve efficiencies and optimal outcomes
  • Used to working in a fast-paced environment, handling novel issues and providing timely practical advice designed to enable the business to achieve its goals whilst managing risk

More About You

  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and growing. You love challenging yourself to constantly learn and improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You believe in providing the best service to customers which includes empowering them by collaborating on efficient processes and providing knowledge and tools
  • You embrace uncertainty and thrive on driving change. You enjoy challenging the status quo and working in an industry where technology changes daily and providing legal advice requires a deep understanding of the interplay between technology, policy, strategy and business interests.
  • You will have a broad legal background, significant experience of working in an in-house team and some people management and leadership experience.
  • You like to take smart risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to take initiative to reach the best solution


Life at TripleLift

At TripleLift, we’re a team of great people who like who they work with and want to make everyone around them better. This means being positive, collaborative, and compassionate. We hustle harder than the competition and are continuously innovating.

Learn more about TripleLift and our culture by visiting our LinkedIn Life page.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility at TripleLift

At TripleLift, we believe in the power of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. Our culture enables individuals to share their uniqueness and contribute as part of a team. With our DE&I initiatives, TripleLift is a place that works for you, and where you can feel a sense of belonging and support. At TripleLift, we will consider and champion all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition, veteran, marital, or any other status protected by law. TripleLift is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Learn more about our DEI efforts at https://triplelift.com/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/

Privacy Policy

Please see our Privacy Policies on our TripleLift and 1plusX websites.

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