Tim Walters, Ph.D.Principal Strategist & Privacy Lead
areas of expertise
- Privacy & Personal Data Strategies
- GDPR and other privacy regulations
- Digital Transformation
- Content Marketing and Content Management
- Future of Work
- The Burdens and Benefits of the GDPR – A Practical Guide for Marketers
- Promise and Permission: The Role of Trust in the New Data Economy
- Welcome to the Era of Beg Data
Tim Walters is a principal strategist and the privacy lead at The Content Advisory, as well as a contributing analyst for the Content Marketing Institute and TechGDPR. In his writing, advising, and public speaking, Tim aims to help both enterprises and solution providers come to terms with customer experience management (CXM) – while also respecting the privacy and personal data of consumers.
“The perceived trustworthiness of a company will be the decisive factor that determines whether consumers provide access to personal data. Marketers need to understand and master the dynamics of trust in personal data exchanges.”
For Tim, this means understanding the fundamental concepts – experience, customer journeys, the jobs to be done – and then designing and implementing the content strategies that deliver mutual benefit for subscribed audiences, buyers, and sellers. His publications include “The GDPR Launches a New Era For Customer Experience Management,” “How to Survive and Thrive Under the GDPR: An Essential Guide For Marketers,” “Content Marketing In the Digital Driver’s Seat,” and “Deliver Peak Experiences With Interactive Content.” Prior to DCG, Tim was a Senior Analyst and Advisor at Forrester Research, and director of international marketing and strategy for FatWire Software, Earlier, he was a professor at the University of Rochester and New York University.
Did you catch that? In a series of announcements over the past few weeks, the data giants and surveillance capitalists have surrendered. Oh sure, most of them are still hungry for all of your data all of the time. But they’ve quietly given up repeating the absurd fairy tale that most people are entirely happy
Poor Facebook. All it wants to do is conduct surveillance operations on a global scale, build detailed dossiers on users and non-users alike, determine their psychological profiles, preferences, hot buttons, and vulnerabilities, and sell their souls to advertisers in order to rake in shareholder-satisfying piles of revenue while brushing aside a rising tide of suicide,
A late June court decision will significantly restrict Facebook’s ability to collect personal data in Germany. The effects could extend to the entire EU, if Facebook is foolish enough to appeal the case to the EU’s Court of Justice. (Or if regulators are aggressive enough to refer it to the EUCJ.) Most notably, however, the