Zachary Faruque serves as an Offering Manager at OneTrust PreferenceChoiceTM— part of the #1 most widely used privacy, security and marketing user experience technology platform. In his role, Faruque advises companies large and small on best practices to drive engaging user experiences and build trust while demonstrating compliance across 100s of global data privacy regulations, including the CCPA, TCPA, CASL and GDPR. Faruque is a Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP/E and CIPM.
Odia combines her in-depth knowledge of privacy and data security regulations and best practices, both domestic and international, with her keen understanding of emerging and information technologies to provide clients with practical advice on how to design and implement their products and services, consummate their M&A transactions and engage third-party vendors in the United States and abroad.
Over the past few years, Odia has assisted more than 80 companies, from U.S.-based multinationals to startups, on their path to compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She leverages her transactional experience leading M&A and tech transactions as well as her ability to break down complex concepts into easy-to-understand action items to provide effective, ongoing counsel to clients in their day-to-day operations.
Linda Thielová serves as Head of Privacy, Chief Privacy Officer and Data Protection Officer at OneTrust – the #1 most widely used privacy, security, and trust technology platform. In her role, Linda provides guidance on GDPR, ePrivacy, and global privacy-related obligations to support customers and product innovation and is responsible for overseeing OneTrust's data protection strategy and implementation to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements. She also conducts training and workshops on the global privacy landscape and regularly contributes to various publications and conferences. Linda is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPP/US) and earned a Master’s in Law and Legal Science from Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic.