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 “88 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.