Stephen Ragan

Principal Privacy Consultant at Wrangu

Stephen Ragan is the Principal Privacy Consultant at Wrangu helping organisations understand and comply with global privacy regulations and overcoming data protection challenges. He holds a law degree from Indiana University and is a licensed attorney in Washington D.C. Stephen is also a Fellow at the Centre for Internet and Human Rights.

My Sessions

Power to the People: Consumer Trust and Control

With an increase in privacy awareness, organisations can no longer hide from implementing robust privacy compliance practices. Whatsapp came under fire recently by changing its privacy policy to give access to data to its sister site Facebook leading millions to switch to more privacy friendly sites such as Signal. This panel will look at the consumer – organisation relationship and how to build consumer trust.

  • Richard Merrygold, Principal Consultant / Data Protection Officer iSTORM Solutions Ltd
How Responsible Is Your Organisation? Bridging the Responsible AI Gap

Advances in artificial intelligence are transforming business practices across the world. These technological developments are applied across many sectors and are used for significant benefits to firms, consumers, and society. Yet there is a wide range of ethical questions and concerns, from data bias to the importance of regulators. This session will explore the importance of ethics in AI, and will highlight the key issues including privacy, digital rights, and data management; bias and fairness; and transparency.

  • Jennifer Stirrup, Founder & CEO Of Data Relish
  • Nathan Coulson, Machine Learning & AI Technologist, Digital Catapult
  • Jesslyn Dymond, Director of Data Ethics & Governance at TELUS
  • Stephen Ragan, Principal Privacy Consultant, WRANGU