Kevin Shepherdson

CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/E, CIPT, FIP, Exin (GDPR, Infosec), GRCP

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

As the CEO and Founder of Straits Interactive Pte Ltd, Kevin provides and drives the vision, strategy and innovation of the company’s Data Privacy & GRC (Governance, Risk Management & Compliance) offerings that build upon the foundation of enabling trusted businesses and responsible marketing.

He is the author of the books “88 Privacy Breaches to Beware of” and “99 Privacy Breaches to Beware of“; and a well-qualified consultant and trainer, achieving the Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In addition, he is a governance, risk management and compliance professional (GRCP) under the Open Compliance Ethics Group (OCEG) and an official OCEG trainer. With his background in privacy and GRC, Kevin is a leading speaker in this field.

Having held Asia Pacific leadership and management positions in his 20+ years in the IT industry with Creative Technology, Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation, Kevin brings his experience to the area of governance and operational compliance.

Kevin holds a MSc degree (Internet & Media) from Nanyang Technology University and Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences from National University of Singapore. Besides being a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), he is also a certified Master Practitioner in NLP and Neuro-Semantics as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist.