Shared Responsibility: How Blackboard Tackled Privacy in the Cloud with AWS & WireWheel

How Blackboard Tackled Privacy in the Cloud with AWS and WireWheel

Software-as-Service (SaaS) provider Blackboard’s privacy-by-design strategy builds privacy requirements into every stage of the product development process. Their privacy program is a shared responsibility that incorporates software teams, cloud hosting, and privacy operations.

See how Blackboard accelerated compliance with privacy laws, reduce software development time and strengthened relationships with customers using the help of cloud services from AWS and privacy management tools from WireWheel.

Justin Antonipillai

Founder and CEO, WireWheel

Justin is recognized as one of the leading experts on privacy and data protection. Prior to WireWheel, he led a number of important international dialogues as Acting U.S. Under Secretary on privacy, including the EU-US Privacy Shield negotiations and GDPR outreach.  In his role leadings the Economics and Statistic Administration, which oversees the U.S. Census Bureau, Justin was steeped in U.S. privacy regulations and engaged with all key public and private sector privacy experts and officials.


Stephan Geering

Global Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel, Blackboard

Stephan is the Global Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel at Blackboard, a leading education technology company, serving over 100 million learners and educators in 90 countries. He was formerly Citigroup’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Chief Privacy Officer. He is a Swiss qualified lawyer and was Deputy Data Protection Commissioner of one of the Swiss regional data protection authorities.


Trevor Hansen

Startup Partner Solution Architect, AWS

Trevor has worked in a wide range of technical roles with some of the world’s most recognized accelerators, incubators and venture capitalist firms. Now he works closely with the Startup Business Development team to help design, architect, implement cloud-based solutions, drive technical enablement, got-to-market strategies and global expansion.