SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Commerce Signals, the industry leader in Federated DataTM, a breakthrough approach to secure data collaboration, today announced that data privacy and cybersecurity expert, Russell Schrader, has joined the company as general counsel and chief privacy officer.
Commerce Signals' Federated Data™ platform allows data to remain within its owner's environment and control. This enables a collaboration environment that protects both consumer privacy and data ownership across complex domains.
Schrader brings to the company a rich background of experience across regulated industries. He is a nationally-recognized expert in consumer data protection, cybersecurity, global data governance, and enterprise risk. Schrader currently serves as a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, and is a former long-time Director of the national Council of Better Business Bureaus. He is a fellow at the Centre for Information Privacy Leadership.
Prior to joining Commerce Signals, Schrader was senior vice president and chief privacy officer for Visa Inc. He was the company's first chief privacy officer, leading privacy and data security policies and issues. Before Visa, Schrader headed the national consumer legal group at Chase in New York City. He holds a law degree from Duke, an MBA in Finance from New York University, and a BA from Wake Forest.
"Commerce Signals offers businesses the opportunity to share data and insights in a private, secure manner," said Thomas C. Noyes, Commerce Signals founder and CEO. "Russ brings a wealth of experience and expertise, and an in-depth ability to ensure the integrity and dependability of our processes. He's a tremendous asset to our senior management team."
Schrader joins a team of leaders with demonstrated success and experience in the financial services, payments, software development and consumer sales sectors.
Noyes has deep experience in payments, software development, venture finance, consumer marketing, and product innovation. In 2015, he was named to the Top 25 Innovators to Watch in Financial Services and the FinServ 25: The Most Influential Voices In Banking. He also writes the influential and widely-followed blog http://blog.starpointllp.com/. Noyes served in senior roles at Citibank, Wachovia, Oracle and NASA.
Chief Operating Officer Sheraz Shere is the former head of Wallet Partnerships for Google and co-founder of the Wallet platform. He also led sales and business development for Google Checkout. Shere has extensive experience in consumer and merchant payments from his earlier work at American Express.
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About Commerce Signals, Inc.
Commerce Signals is the industry's leading Federated Data™ company. The company's innovative framework allows retailers, mobile operators, banks and payment networks to manage permissioned use of data from their own secure infrastructure. Commerce Signals acts as a neutral party, facilitating collaboration without storing the data. This new approach creates unprecedented opportunities for business partnerships and growth in a way that protects the businesses and their customers. For more information, please visit commercesignals.com, follow the company blog, or follow Commerce Signals on Twitter, https://twitter.com/commercesignals.
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