Timothy Yim, CIPP/US/E, CIPT, CIPM, FIP, is founder and principal at Law Office of Timothy Yim, a boutique law practice that focuses on privacy and data security, cyberlaw, and intellectual property for startups, technology companies, and government. He is also Director of Data & Privacy at Startup Policy Lab, where he directs research and policy initiatives in the data privacy and emerging technology space—pushing forward data-driven policies that drive global innovation. He speaks frequently on privacy at conferences and events, and is often quoted on current privacy events by the media.

Timothy is a member of privacy and trustworthy working groups focused on emerging technology, including the internet of things and novel blockchain ecosystems. He also sits on the IAPP Publications Advisory Board and is an IAPP KnowledgeNet Chair for the San Francisco Bay Area.

He can be reached on Twitter @timothy_yim and via email tim@timothyyim.com.