May 23, 2018
"Privacy is an inate right of every human being in the world. It's not something we're going to give away."
Mark Weinstein is the Founder and CEO of MeWe, the Next-Gen Social Network known as the "anti-Facebook." Mark is world renown as a leading privacy advocate and one of the visionary inventors of social networking. He is ranked one of the "Top 8 Minds in Online Privacy," and was named “Privacy by Design Ambassador” by The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada.
Mark's articles about privacy and social media have appeared in The Mirror (UK), HuffPo, USA Today, InfoSecurity Magazine, Dark Reading, The Nation, and many others. He’s often quoted on MarketWatch and has appeared on PBS, FOX News, and CNN.
Mark has been a featured speaker and social media/privacy expert on the stage at many conferences around the globe, most recently at EY’s Strategic Growth Forum and at the KNOW Identity Conference. He has also spoken at the 16th Annual Privacy and Security Conference, Global Security Conference, GMIC New York, Security BSides Vancouver, and at Customer Experience Asia.
Mark received his BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz; and his MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He resides in Los Angeles.
Mark joined me from L.A. and we talked about Facebook being a data company and not a social network, helping your kids navigate through the social media minefield, taking the road less travelled... and learning to forgive yourself.