Hot Employee: Chief Privacy Officer

Should you hire one of these people for your business?
This story first appeared in the December 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

It's almost 2001-do you know where your personal information is? The privacy issue is starting to spark public outrage. According to a study by The Pew Internet & American Life Project, 94 percent of Internet users want to punish firms and their executives when they violate users' privacy.

Consequently, cutting-edge companies of all sizes are making the chief privacy officer (CPO) position the new hire. Developing privacy policies and strategies? It's all in a day's work for your trusty CPO.

View Comments (0)