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Striking the balance between big data and online privacy

Video Summary

The arrival of 20+ billion IOT devices by 2020, and the 5 billion new smartphone users in the coming years will create an abundance of data and a goldmine for cybercriminals. In a digital world like this, the need for privacy controls is going to be exponentially important and mainstream, and effective privacy protection will have to combine technology, education, and policy.


David was 23 years old when he co-founded AnchorFree, with a belief that all users should be in control on the web. Passionate about enabling open communication, social business, and changing the world, David set on a mission to build a global movement to enable secure browsing, online privacy, and internet freedom for an addressable market of 1.6 billion Internet users. David has grown AnchorFree to a global player that impacts millions of users daily.

David was named among the top CEO’s under 30 years old by Inc Magazine, CEOUnder30.com, FastCompany, Red Herring, and other publications. David also runs a blog on Forbes.com, where he shares his passions about technology, innovations, and new ideas. David has raised two venture rounds for AnchorFree and has grown the Company to profitability. David also served on the Technology Advisory Council to Gavin Newsom, the former mayor of San Francisco.

Prior to starting AnchorFree, David co-founded Intelligent Buying Inc., a profitable IT asset management firm. While still a student at San Jose State School of Business, David worked full time as a Business Strategy Analyst at Remedy Corporation. At AnchorFree David has authored 25 US patents..

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