Dr. Larry Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute and is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework.
Dr. Ponemon was appointed to the Advisory Committee for Online Access & Security for the United States Federal Trade Commission. He was appointed by the White House to the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee for the Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Ponemon was also an appointed to two California State task forces on privacy and data security laws. He is a member of Shared Assessments’ Advisory Board.
Dr. Ponemon earned his Ph.D. at Union College. He has a Master’s degree from Harvard University and attended the doctoral program in system sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Ponemon earned his Bachelors with Highest Distinction from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Privacy Professional.