With over 15 years in the mobile industry, Stephen has worked on many the emerging privacy issues for the sector including the growth of the app economy, geo-location, big data and analytics, identity management, law enforcement and human rights, and spoken at many industry, privacy and security conferences in Europe and the US.
Stephen has played an active role in the protection of human rights in the ICT sector since 2005, working closely with civil society organisations, academics and ethical investors. He played an active role in the formation of the Global Network Initiative in 2008 and more recently helped found the Telecoms Industry Dialogue on Human Rights, announced in early 2013. Earlier this year, Stephen led Vodafone in the publication of the company’s first global Law Enforcement Disclosure Report comprehensively covering 29 countries across Vodafone global business operations.
Should we fear democracy?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick