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“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

~ Albert Einstein


Doug is a frequent speaker and discussion panel leader on a wide range of leadership, technology and privacy topics. Follow his scheduled appearances and see some of his prior speeches and presentations.


  • July 11-15 – Dead and Company
    Boulder, CO
  • July 16-18 – Jackson Browne
    Red Rocks, CO
  • July 18-20 – Carpe Data BOD
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • July 29-30 – CoreLogic Risk Summit
    Dana Point, CA
  • July 31 – August 1 – CoreLogic BOD
    Irvine, CA
  • August 24-27 – Lock’n
    Richmond, VA
  • September 20-22 – Great American Beer Festival
    Denver, CO
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    Your Neighbor in an Adjacent Zip Code May Pay Less for Car Insurance. (10/19/2018) Read More »

    U.S. Credit Card Giants Flout India’s New Law on Personal Data. (10/15/2018) Read More »

    Silicon Valley Wants to Use Algorithms for Debt Collection. (9/4/2018) Read More »

    Overhaul Boosts Credit Scores of Millions of US Consumers. (8/15/2018) Read More »

    AP Exclusive: Google is tracking your movement, whether you like it or not. (8/13/2018) Read More »

    Researchers find that owning an iPhone or iPad is the number one way to guess if you are rich or not. (7/8/2018) Read More »

    Facebook patents system that can use your phones mic to monitor your TV habits. (6/28/2018) Read More »

    Nearly half of social media users deleted one account in the past year. (6/25/2018) Read More »

    Supreme Court bans Police Access to phone records without a warrant. (6/22/2018) Read More »

    Vermont passes its first law to crack down on data brokers. (5/27/2018) Read More »

    Amazon admits Alexa device eavesdropped on Portland family. (5/24/2018) Read More »

    A location sharing disaster shows how exposed you really are. (5/19/2018) Read More »

    Hundreds of apps can empower stalkers to track their victims. (5/19/2018) Read More »

    China is building a vast civilian surveillance network – here are 10 ways it could be feeding its creepy “social credit system”. (4/29/2018) Read More »

    Facebook moves 1.5bn users out of reach of new European privacy law (4/19/2018) Read More »

    Data firm leaks 48 million user profiles it scraped from Facebook, Linked, others (4/18/2018) Read More »

    Silver Lake is buying a $500M stake in Credit Karma in a massive secondary round (3/28/2018) Read More »

    Why Facebook users’ data obtained by Cambridge Analytica has probably spun far out of reach. (3/22/2018) Read More »

    Facebook’s Role in Data Misuse Sets off Storms on Two Continents. (3/18/2018) Read More »

    China to ban citizens with bad ‘social credit’ from some forms of travel. (3/17/2018) Read More »

    Big data for the people: it’s time to take it back from our tech overlords. (3/14/2018) Read More »

    People are suing Equifax in small claims court and it’s totally brilliant. (3/13/2018) Read More »

    The car of the future will sell your data. (2/20/2018) Read More »

    ICE contract sparks license plate reader backlash from cities. (2/7/2018) Read More »

    Top 100 influencers in identity. (2/3/2018) Read More »

    Data is the new lifeblood of capitalism – don’t hand corporate America control. (2/1/2018) Read More »

    Fire Equifax? Unlike you, Employers now can. (1/26/2018) Read More »

    Why Atlanta is Amazon’s most likely second headquarters. (1/24/2018) Read More »

    Lebanese Intelligence turns Adroid phones into spy devices, researchers say. (1/18/2018) Read More »

    Elizabeth Warren’s bill would fine the next Equifax for data breach. (1/10/2018) Read More »

    2017 was the year of hacks. 2018 probably won’t be much better. (12/30/2017) Read More »

    You may not know much about the companies exposing your personal information. But they know a lot about you. (12/22/2017) Read More »

    Tis’ the season for unfettered government access to your data (12/22/2017) Read More »

    As millennials embrace renting over owning – even clothes – stores take notice (12/21/2017) Read More »

    Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it? (12/16/2017) Read More »

    Telematics pioneer Metromile looks to lead in AI as well (12/14/2017) Read More »

    Ratings Companies Study Cyberattacks and Sometimes Eavesdrop on Hackers (9/17/2017) Read More »

    A Security Researcher Discovered AccuWeather App Tracked and Shared Your Location – Even if You Opt Out (8/24/2017) Read More »

    That Drone Hovering Over Your House? Its Your Insurance Inspector (8/4/2017) Read More »

    Google Wants to Kill Your Phone (7/1/17) Read More »

    How to Protect Your Privacy as More Apps Harvest Your Data (5/1/17) Read More »

    Bose Faces Lawsuit Claiming Headphone App Collects User Data (4/19/17) Read More »

    Uber and Lyft’s Arguments Against Fingerprinting Make Little Sense (1/2/17) Read More »

    Even After Headlines Abate – Getting the Basics Right is Hard (12/14/16) Read More »

    Alarmed by Admiral’s Data Grab? Wait Until Insurers Can See the Contents of Your Fridge (11/2/16) Read More »

    A New Smartphone App Will Reward Good Drivers with Lower Insurance Rates (10/26/16) Read More »

    Documents Show AT&T Secretly Sells Customer Data to Law Enforcement (10/25/16) Read More »

    In Insurance, Big Data Could Lower Rates for Optimistic Tweeters (10/23/16) Read More »

    Half of US Adults Captured on Facial Recognition Databases (10/19/16) Read More »

    Denver Police May be Reading Your Facebook Posts; ACLU Sounds Alarms (10/6/16) Read More »

    Trump and Clinton Both Fail Social Media Background Checks (10/4/16) Read More »

    Carpe Data: The Next Generation Insurance Data Company Announces Launch (10/4/16) Read More »

    Insurtech & Innovation in Claims: Pictures of Today and the Future (9/5/16) Read More »

    Accounting Programs Ranked in the Nation’s Top 25 (9/2/16) Read More »

    How Your Smartphone Light Sensor Could Help Websites Track You (8/31/16) Read More »

    98 Very Personal Secrets Facebook Knows About You (8/24/16) Read More »

    This Company Uses Battery Life to Determine Credit Scores (8/24/16) Read More »

    Liberal, Moderate or Conservative? See How Facebook Labels You (8/23/16) Read More »

    Can You Get to Know a Person Through Data Alone? (8/22/16) Read More »

    Your Smartphone Knows if You’re a Good Driver (8/17/16) Read More »

    The Privacy Debate is Personal to Tim Cook (8/15/16) Read More »

    Press Releases Finally Get a Devoted Readership: Hackers (8/10/16) Read More »

    Are Performance-Monitoring Wearables an Affront to Workers’ Rights? (8/5/16) Read More »

    Eugene Seago Recognized for Expertise in Accounting Throughout 45-Year Career (8/5/16) Read More »

    Your Battery Status is Being Used to Track You Online (8/2/16) Read More »

    One Berlin Startup Wants to Make Sharing Your Data as Easy as Sharing Your Money (7/30/16) Read More »

    Your Car’s Been Studying You Closely and Everyone Wants the Data (07/12/16) Read More »

    Goodbye, Password. Banks Opt to Scan Fingers and Faces Instead (06/21/16) Read More »

    Internet Trends in 2016 (06/01/16) Read More »

    New Use Among Social Media Platforms (05/26/16) Read More »

    The New Digital Economy – Pew Research (05/19/16) Read More »

    Want a Security Clearance? Feds Will Now Check Your Facebook and Twitter First (05/13/16) Read More »

    Another Company With a Cause: Is Google Just Being a Good Citizen? (05/12/16) Read More »

    Who has Your Back? Protecting Your Data from Government Requests (05/10/16) Read More »

    The Second-Biggest Kickstarter Project Ever is Also a Spectacular Fail (04/15/16) Read More »

    ‘Fintech’ Start-Up Boom Said to Threaten Bank Jobs (3/30/16) Read More »

    CrowdSignals Aims to Create a Marketplace for Smartphone Sensor Data (3/22/16) Read More »

    Study Reveals the Pitch Deck That Will Land You Millions (3/13/16) Read More »

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