6th CACR Information Security Workshop
1st Annual Privacy and Security Workshop
Jason Catlett, Junkbusters.com
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Jason Catlett is President and founder of Junkbusters Corp. Described by the Associated Press as a nationally-known privacy advocate, Dr Catlett is frequently quoted in the media as a critic of intrusive marketing practices. A computer scientist with a Ph.D. in data mining, Dr Catlett is arguably the nation's leading expert on the interplay between technology, marketing and privacy.
Dr Catlett is often quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, CNET, Wired News, and dozens of newspapers, magazines and trade journals. He has appeared on 60 Minutes and many times on leading national television programs including MSNBC, C-SPAN, Fox, and CNN. He has testified on privacy issues before the U.S. Senate, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce and the National Governors' Association. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences such as Internet World, AdTech, the Personalization Summit, Iconocast's WebAttack, and Privacy and American Business.
Dr Catlett's Ph.D. was in Computer Science, which he taught for several years at the University of Sydney, including courses on technology and privacy. In 1992 he moved to AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ, where he continued work on ``data mining'' of large databases. He has served as an external examiner of Ph.D. candidates at Rutgers University, on the Editorial Board of the journal Machine Learning, and is currently a visiting scholar at the department of Computer Science at Columbia University. In addition to many academic publications, he has also contributed articles to trades such as Privacy Journal and the direct marketing trade newspaper DM News. And yes, he still gets annoyed by the occasional telemarketing call.