PRESIDENT & FOUNDER | CIPP/US/E/C/G, AND CIPM
Terry McQuay is President and Founder of Nymity Inc. An accomplished speaker, inventor, and privacy compliance and accountability expert, Terry is author of “The Privacy Office Guide to Demonstrating Accountability” and a patent holder for demonstrating privacy compliance. A Certified Information Privacy Professional/Manager (CIPP/US/E/C/G, AND CIPM), Terry is Managing Editor of the current edition of the IAPP Certification Foundations textbook entitled “Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection”.
A member of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) and a leadership member of The Information Accountability Foundation (IAF), Terry is on the Advisory Council for The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), Privacy by Design (PbD) Ambassador, and a Fellow for the Ponemon Institute. Terry is also involved with the USCIB, BIAC, ICC, and attends OECD and APEC privacy meetings. Before founding Nymity, Terry was the Partner at a security solutions firm and spent a number of years at Hewlett-Packard. Terry holds an Honours B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Guelph.
CHIEF GLOBAL PRIVACY STRATEGIST | J.D., CIPP/US
Leading Nymity’s global privacy strategy, she is a thought-leader in the privacy industry and helps identify the future needs of privacy professionals by engaging with customers, privacy and data protection regulators, key policy groups/think tanks and other privacy thought leaders. She leads some of Nymity’s key accountability research initiatives and collaborates with other internal leaders to help innovate privacy accountability and compliance solutions and ensure organizational success.
She is co-responsible for Nymity’s external thought leadership and authors Nymity white papers and other publications and regularly speak at conferences, advanced privacy forums and on webinars. She has over 20+years experience in law, including 14+ years as a global privacy professional. Prior to joining Nymity served as Associate General Counsel (Privacy) for Nielsen, where she expanded the global privacy program as well as initiated and led key global and regional privacy and data protection programs and strategies, driving the relationships across internal and external stakeholders to advance the company’s privacy agenda.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Oleg Lemeshko leads technology development at Nymity, with a focus on product and platform architecture. Oleg is a technology pioneer, having architected over 25 online and mobile solutions on Microsoft (.NET), Apple (iOS), and Google (Android) platforms, using Agile approach. Before joining Nymity, Oleg founded SiteSystems Inc. in 2006, a digital technology development company, where he also established Microsoft, Sitecore, and Coveo technology partnership programs.
Oleg started his career as a programmer in the banking industry, advancing through progressive roles before becoming CTO at Logos Corporation and then moving to Canada. Prior to founding SiteSystems, Oleg developed software solutions with various technologies for major Canadian companies. In addition to various IT certifications from Microsoft and Sitecore, Oleg holds an MSc from Dnipropetrovsk National University, with a Major in Applied Mathematics.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER | CIPP/C, CIPT, FIP
Ray Pathak is a seasoned privacy professional (CIPP/C, CIPT, FIP) with over 10 years of operational privacy experience. Ray is an expert in both privacy compliance and privacy management, and most recently facilitated Nymity’s “Getting to Accountability” workshops in Toronto, New York City, New Jersey, Detroit, and Las Vegas. In his current role Ray leads the America’s solutions team that works with global CPO’s in recommending appropriate Nymity privacy management solutions.
Prior to joining Nymity, Ray most recently served as privacy officer for Target Canada where he lead the Canadian Privacy program through heightened regulatory attention and media scrutiny of New York Times ‘Pregnancy Analytics’ article and the 2013 ‘Credit Card Data Breach’. Before Target, Ray built and managed the privacy program at D+H, a diverse technology based service provider to financial institutions. Ray holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.
VICE PRESIDENT, RESEARCH | LL.B., CIPP/US/E/G AND CIPM
Camille McQuay joined Nymity in 2005 and leads Nymity’s global Privacy and Data Protection Research Team. Camille is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Manager (CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, and CIPM), a member of the IAPP, co-author of the Nymity Privacy Compliance Handbook, published by LexisNexis, and is also a Contributing Editor to the IAPP Certification textbook entitled, “Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection”.
Prior to Nymity, Camille held the role of In-House Counsel with various multinational organizations where she advised on corporate law. Camille received her LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of the West Indies.
VICE PRESIDENT, SALES | MBA, P.ENG., BASc
Greg Fitzgerald is Vice President of Sales at Nymity Inc. Greg is a 25 veteran of the Canadian and Global Information Technology industry with extensive business-to-business sales and executive leadership experience including: sales management, enterprise sales, sales channels, business development and alliances. Greg’s past experience includes companies such as Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, and Autodesk as well as two successful Canadian technology startups Alias Systems and PlateSpin.
Most recently Greg was Area Vice President at Oracle, responsible for Oracle’s Public Sector business in Canada. Greg holds a BASc. in Engineering Science (Electrical) from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND REGULATOR OUTREACH | LL.M.
Paul Breitbarth joined Nymity in 2016 to support our EU operations. Based at Nymity’s office in The Hague, the Netherlands, Paul maintains the relations with regulators and key customers across Europe. He is also Senior Visiting Fellow at Maastricht University’s European Centre for Privacy and Cybersecurity.
Before joining Nymity, Paul served as senior international officer at the Dutch Data Protection Authority.
He was an active member of various Article 29 Working Party subgroups, co-authoring a large number of opinions, including on the data protection reform, surveillance and the Privacy Shield. Paul holds a Master of Laws from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
DIRECTOR, COMPLIANCE RESEARCH | LL.B., CIPP/US/E AND CIPM
Meaghan McCluskey joined Nymity in 2008 and is Director of Compliance Research. Meaghan is a Certified Information Privacy Professional /Manager (CIPP/US, CIPP/E, and CIPM). Meaghan is a Contributing Researcher to Nymity’s book, “A Privacy Office Guide to Demonstrating Compliance” and Co-Author to the “Nymity Corporate Privacy Compliance Handbook,” published by Lexis Nexus.
She is also a Contributing Editor to the IAPP Certification textbook entitled, “Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection”, and contributed the appendices to the IAPP Book, “Building a Privacy Program – A Practitioner’s Guide”. Prior to Nymity, Meaghan articled for the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. Meaghan holds an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and an M.Sc. from McGill University.
DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS & QUALITY CONTROL
Brenda Lint joined Nymity in 2007 and is Director of Operations and Quality Control. Brenda plays a critical role at Nymity ensuring seamless operations, managing QA, and is instrumental in the development of Nymity’s privacy solutions. Prior to Nymity, Brenda held a series of progressive roles at Xerox including the privacy office at Xerox Canada which was responsible for both customer and employee privacy. During her time at Xerox, Brenda helped with the implementation of privacy contracts and privacy policies, as well as employee training and awareness.
DIRECTOR, MARKETING | MBA
Leading Nymity’s marketing and business development initiatives, Nisha Lakhani-Bandali is an expert in both, privacy management and marketing. Nisha joins Nymity with an extensive background in privacy and risk management within government, healthcare, and financial services industries. Prior to Nymity, Nisha has led privacy efforts for various provincial electronic health records initiatives in her role at eHealth Ontario.
As a Freedom of Information and Privacy Specialist at the Scarborough Hospital, Nisha built the privacy management program to ensure compliance, lead risk management deliverables for Accreditation Canada, and is recognized for building the hospital’s first ever Freedom of Information Program. Most recently, Nisha has led privacy compliance and incident management initiatives at Davis and Henderson as a Privacy Program Manager. Nisha holds an MBA from Ivey Business School at University of Western Ontario and an Honours B.Sc. in Life Sciences from University of Toronto.