Data Privacy and Ethics, and other hot ARF Topics (5/18/2018)



Luncheon Program


“Data Privacy and Ethics, and other hot ARF Topics”


Friday, May18, 2018



Paul Donato


The ARF has taken the lead in evaluating the codes of conduct and privacy policies used through the research and ad tech industries.


Our speaker, Paul Donato, will report on their findings and review the steps the ARF will be taking in light of those findings.


About the Speaker

PAUL DONATO joined the ARF as Chief Research Officer in October 2017.  Earlier in his career he co-founded WPP’s Media Research Business Unit and served as CEO of Kantar Media and Technical Director of IBOPE Latin America. He was the EVP and Chief Research Officer for The Nielsen Company for more than a decade, overseeing Nielsen retail, consumer, mobile and media measurement methodologies.


Upon leaving Nielsen, Paul founded Jatopond, a firm that specializes in estimating supply chain growth by combining satellite imagery and machine learning. He also has led business units at Simmons and at Audits and Surveys Worldwide.  


Paul currently sits on the Future State Committee of the National Air and Space Museum. He holds over ten patents and has served on several boards throughout his career.


Please join us with a guest on May 18th for what will be a highly informative presentation.   RSVP:


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Luncheon Details:

Meeting date: Friday, May 18, 2018


Time: 12noon – 2:00pm


Where: Yale Club of New York, E. 44th St. & Vanderbilt Ave., 18th Fl.


Luncheon Fees:

(Payment at the Door via Cash or a Check Only) 

$60 – MRC Members

$75 – Guests

$50 - Honorary Life Members      


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