David Hoffman

Senior Lecturing Fellow


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    Box 90360
    Durham, NC 27708

David Hoffman is director of security policy and global privacy officer at Intel Corporation.  He joined Intel in 1998 as the company’s lead eBusiness attorney. In 1999, he founded Intel's privacy team, and has overseen its privacy compliance program ever since. From 2003 to 2006, Hoffman worked in the U.K. and Germany as group counsel in the Intel European legal department while leading Intel's worldwide privacy and security policy team.

Hoffman has served on the boards of TRUSTe, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Information Accountability Foundation.  He is the co-chair of the International Chamber of Commerce's Privacy and Data Protection Working Group and serves on government advisory bodies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.

Hoffman holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional certification and has lectured at law schools in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China.  He is a 1993 graduate of Duke Law School.