VP- Data, Policy & Privacy

| Greater NYC Area

VP- Data Policy & Privacy

Reporting Relationship: Chief Operating Officer

Company Overview

Founded in 2008, DoubleVerify (DV) is the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software, data and analytics that authenticates the quality and effectiveness of digital media for the world’s largest brands and media platforms. DV provides media transparency and accountability to deliver the highest level of impression quality for maximum advertising performance by bringing transparency and accountability to the market and ensuring ad viewability, brand safety, fraud protection, accurate impression delivery and audience quality across campaigns to drive performance. DV has helped hundreds of Fortune 500 companies across every major vertical, including financial services, telecom, automotive, retail, CPG, travel, luxury and pharmaceuticals gain the most value out of their media spend by delivering best-in-class solutions across the digital ecosystem. Let’s build a better industry.

Position Overview

The VP- Data, Policy & Privacy will be responsible for ensuring DoubleVerify has a competitive advantage in the market by building a best-in-class enterprise-level privacy, data security, policy and accreditation strategy and operations function. This role will position DV as the standard for the most secure, privacy-compliant and independently evaluated media authentication company globally. The role directly leads and manages the Product Accreditations and Policy Operations team that is responsible for developing DV’s internal product policies and operational compliance programs as well as ensuring the timely completion of external audits, certifications and industry accreditations. In addition to this responsibility, the role carries a high level of business ownership and visibility within DoubleVerify and through interactions with major associations and third parties in the online advertising industry. Furthermore, this role will be responsible for establishing a team as the focal point for GDPR, CCPA and other privacy-related contract operations, and advise the product and executive teams on implications related to upcoming regulations or industry guidelines. This position requires strategic thinking, an analytical mind, ingenuity, innovation and a can-do attitude. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee DV’s expanding global accreditation and certifications footprint to ensure DV’s 3rd-party accreditation and certifications meet the business needs of the company, expand to include new services, and serve our growing global customer base.
  • Recruit and hire a team to develop and implement DV’s product policies to centralize documented practices that govern our product operations in areas like content classifications, privacy, fraud determination, piracy, client practices and more.
  • Partner with legal, privacy, product, sales operations and other internal and external resources to develop strategy and ensure developed policies meet the needs of the business and are updated as needed. 
  • Establish the needed operational practices necessary to ensure product policy is being adhered to in a global organization and compliance, where needed, has the capability of being audited.
  • Oversee the expansion of DV’s data security practices to be aligned with our growing global scale. 
  • Lead a team to take ownership of all privacy strategy and operations at DoubleVerify. 
  • Form strategic relations with the industry organizations that establish new accreditation, verification, measurement or other standards and represent DV customers’ interests in those relationships. 
  • Partner with global organizations to establish policies and practices that impact media authentication DV’s products. Establish and advocate for DV customers’ interests in these relationships.
  • Build partnerships with industry associations, browser companies, government organizations and other privacy-influencing entitles and participate in any relevant working groups to ensure DV’s product’s set the standard for privacy-compliant measurement and can influence any changes that impact our services.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 12+ years of privacy, policy, data security or other relevant experience including 8+ years directly applying these skills in the online media environment..
  • B.S. or equivalent/higher level of education in business administration, computer science, data science, information science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Exceptional understanding of common online advertising and measurement solutions, the online advertising ecosystem and the various media buying channels.
  • Deep background in online privacy and data security and proven ability to implement effective technical and operational controls in enterprise-level organizations.
  • Experience or understanding of online advertising accreditation practices and working knowledge of accreditation and certification processes.
  • Ability to recruit, engage and develop a team.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills at all levels within the organization. Ability too translate technical and legal content into business understandable terms; successful market-facing presentation skills with C-suite level executives.
  • Superior data analysis skills. Ability to personally deliver strategic insight and action from information.
  • Passion and desire to play a key role in leading a high-growth business in a fast-moving and competitive landscape.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Organized with a rigorous attention to detail, drive for excellence, and a positive “can-do” approach.
  • Experience working on privacy and data security terms in legal contracts.
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DoubleVerify is located in the neighborhood of Soho New York. This neighborhood is full of great places to grab lunch or shop.

What are DoubleVerify Perks + Benefits

DoubleVerify Benefits Overview

Our employees enjoy perks & benefits, some of which are global and some are locally adjusted:

-Tuition reimbursement -Health & fitness reimbursement
-401(k) matching -Comprehensive medical coverage
-Free lunch & breakfast -Fully stocked break rooms
-Commuter benefits -Unlimited days off (US)
-Annual summer outings -Weekly perks like massages & yoga
-Monthly happy hours -Company outings and events

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 2% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Friday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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