Sweeney Williams is a self-professed “privacy geek” who is a passionate advocate for transparency as the way for businesses to build trust in the digital age. As vice president of security, privacy & compliance at global customer insights software firm Alida, he is a security and privacy leader with more than 10 years of experience managing complex, globally dispersed cloud compliance operations. He has extensive experience in go-to-market security and privacy strategy, regulatory compliance, risk management, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
Sweeney provides best practice guidance to business stakeholders and customers to assist, advise, and educate on all aspects of data privacy and security. He oversees Vision Critical’s global privacy compliance framework, performing security advisory functions to the business, measuring program and control effectiveness, and managing industry relations.
Prior to joining Vision Critical in 2014, Sweeney served as senior manager of privacy and deliverability at marketing automation software company Eloqua, and then Oracle following its acquisition of Eloqua in 2012. In his free time, you might spot Sweeney skateboarding around his hometown of Toronto.