[Busec] At Harvard: Mon 2/11 Reputation.com, Michael Fertik

Sharon Goldberg goldbe at cs.bu.edu
Sun Feb 10 11:31:29 EST 2013


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From: David Parkes <parkes at eecs.harvard.edu>
Date: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 6:56 AM

Topics in Privacy (TIP) and Technology in Government (TIG)

2/11/2013 refreshments served at 2:30p, discussion 3 to 4pm in room
K262,  at 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Title: Reputation.com
Discussant:  Michael Fertik

Michael Fertik founded Reputation.com with the belief that people and
businesses have the right to control and protect their online
reputation and privacy. Credited with pioneering the field of online
reputation management (ORM), Fertik is lauded as the world's leading
cyberthinker in digital privacy and reputation.

Michael was most recently named Entrepreneur of the Year by
TechAmerica, an annual award given by the technology industry trade
group to an individual they feel embodies the entrepreneurial spirit
that made the U.S. technology sector a global leader.

He is a member of the World Economic Forum Agenda Council on the
Future of the Internet, a recipient of the World Economic Forum
Technology Pioneer 2011 Award and through his leadership, the Forum
named Reputation.com a Global Growth Company in 2012. Fertik is an
industry commentator with guest columns in Harvard Business Review,
Reuters, Inc.com and Newsweek.  He frequently appears on national and
international television and radio, including BBC, Good Morning
America, Today Show, Dr. Phil, CBS Early Show, CNN, Fox, Bloomberg,
and MSNBC.  He is also co-author of the bestselling
book, "Wild West 2.0” and “The Reputation Economy” (Crown, forthcoming in 2013).

Fertik founded his first Internet company while at Harvard College. He
received his JD from Harvard Law School.

 More information is available at
<http://dataprivacylab.org/TIP/schedule.html>. TIP-TIG is a weekly
session for brainstorming and discussing any aspect of privacy (TIP)
or on technology in government (TIG), hosted by the Data Privacy Lab

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