About Robert Jason Cronk, Esq.
With more than fifteen years of experience in the Information Technology industry and as a licensed attorney in Florida, Robert Jason Cronk is a creative and analytical thinker, able to traverse the realms of business, law, and technology. In 2004, while working in the information security department of Verizon, Mr. Cronk decided to make his long standing personal interest in information privacy a career choice. In 2006, he entered Florida State University School of Law where he focused his research on privacy law issues, including authoring a white paper on the intersection of privacy and public records for the Florida First Amendment Foundation. After graduating, with honors, he earned his CIPP, was admitted to practice in Florida and has become an active member of the privacy professionals community.
He currently writes, blogs and speaks on topics such as privacy and data security law, privacy by design, privacy engineering, privacy enhancing technologies (PETs), digital currencies, and privacy in public records. His twitter handle is @privacymaverick and his blog can be found at http://blog.privacymaverick.com.
As a successful leader and serial entrepreneur, Mr. Cronk has co-founded four businesses across varying industries. Currently, Mr. Cronk is on the board of directors at NTO Management, Inc., a construction notice firm and Foryte Web Services, Inc., a web design and marketing company. He is one of the founders of the startup AFK Media, which seeks to provide a centralized online market for out of home (offline) advertising opportunities. Mr. Cronk’s newest venture, Enterprivacy Consulting Group, is a boutique privacy consulting firm whose aim is to help companies develop a systematic enterprise level approach to privacy and security which moves beyond compliance to build brand trust and reputation.