Privacy Technologist, MD & Entrepreneur
After a career in Finance, Gilbert ran a London digital agency which led the adoption of new marketing and mobile technologies by corporate clients including Microsoft, Linkedin & BNP Paribas.
Gilbert grew fascinated by the relationship between data, digital marketing and regulation, founding Optanon, a pioneering software product in the nascent ‘PrivTech’ sector, and Cookiepedia, pre-eminent source of knowledge around consumer tracking on the Web.
Gilbert now advises and helps businesses, investors and non-profits understand and leverage the risks and opportunities around E-Privacy, GDPR, Ethical Marketing and Web Governance on a consultancy basis.
Gilbert sits on the Responsible Marketing Committee of the DMA, and a member of its GDPR Taskforce, having previously Chaired the Mobile & Connected Council.