Special thanks to Lothar Determann for this blog entry. It is part of the IPP 2.0 Blog Series, which revisits the “rules” introduced in Dirk’s book Influencing Powerful People and invites experts from various sectors to share their perspective on the topic. Lothar is one of the world's eminent experts in the field of data privacy. He practices technology law as a partner at Baker McKenzie in Palo Alto and teaches computer, Internet, and data privacy law at Freie Universität Berlin, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco.
Privacy leaders are in the eye of a perfect storm. Influencers and influenced alike can benefit from situational awareness and recognizing different approaches commonly used by advisors: