WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - The NAI is pleased to announce Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, as the keynote speaker for its inaugural NAI Member Summit. The Summit will be held on May 21 in the Glass Houses at the Chelsea Arts Tower in New York City. The theme for the event is "Third Parties and the Future of the Internet."
Ohlhausen was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission on April 4 of 2012. Previously, Ohlhausen was a partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, where she focused on FTC issues dealing with privacy, data collection, and cyber security. As Director of the Office of Policy Planning from 2004 to 2008, Ohlhausen led the FTC Internet Access Task Force.
"The FTC plays a central role in policy issues that our members care deeply about, including consumer privacy, data security, online advertising, and competition," said Marc Groman, NAI's Executive Director. "We are thrilled to have Commissioner Ohlhausen share her views on these and other critical issues at the Summit."
The NAI's first annual member summit focuses on engaging members in an in-depth exploration of the opportunities and issues facing third parties. Ohlhausen's keynote will be followed by compelling presentations from top executives from NAI member companies. Sponsors to date include: 24/7 Media, AOL, AudienceScience, BlueKai, Google, Keller and Heckman LLP, LiveRamp, Yahoo and ZwillGen PLLC.
The event is open to NAI members, NAI board and staff. To request an invite, visit: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e789ubl02c907abe&llr=uhazgdmab.
Founded in 2000, the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) is the leading self-regulatory association comprised exclusively of third-party digital advertising companies. The NAI promotes the health of the online ecosystem by maintaining and enforcing high standards for data collection and use for online advertising purposes. The organization also educates and empowers consumers to make meaningful choices about their experience with online advertising through an easy-to-use opt-out mechanism. To learn more, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org.