Privageo is a Data Privacy Solutions provider.  Our approach is simple and pragmatic.  We help organizations assess the impact of regulations and develop focused, prioritized strategies and tactics that address the areas of greatest risk.


Privacy Assessments

CCPA Quick Start

Our fast tracked solution to assess your preparedness for CCPA. It delivers a prioritized ‘heatmap’ risk assessment, high-level CCPA plan of action, and cost estimates for C-suite review and budgeting.
3-4 week assessment

CCPA Comprehensive

Delivers a fully detailed, data privacy risk assessment, gap analysis with specific prioritized Plans of Actions and Milestones. Our solution mitigates risk scrutiny, limits liability and ensures completeness of your privacy program.
2-5 month assessment

Execution Solutions

PII Data Suite

Offers solution to the three separately defined CCPA data challenges, blended for efficiency or applied separately to target gaps:
Data Inventory
Data Classification
Data Flow Mapping

Governance Leadership

Establishes Data Privacy Program governance across all key management arenas, ensuring consistent policy and companywide procedure:

Privacy Leadership and Controls
Legal and Risk Management
Communications and Training

Consumer Blueprint

Defines and specifies how your company will handle the consumer request and response actions required under CCPA. This includes:
DSAR verification
Content and Training
Management Mechanisms and more..

Data Privacy Ecosystem

The span of Data Privacy can be daunting and while many providers offer fractional solutions, Privageo’s approach is holistic.
Our Data Privacy ecosystem frames the 7 key components you’ll need as part of your Data Privacy roadmap.

Consumer Trust & Consent

Third Parties

PII Management

Data Protection

Privacy Leadership & Control

Communication & Training

 Click on a bubble to find out about each facet of the privacy ecosystem.

Consumer Trust and Consent

When consumers call to view and consent to the use of their PII Data, your people, systems and procedures need to respond. Our “Customer Experience Blueprint” ensures that your company builds trust that delights consumers.
Covers: consumer rights, authentication, request, response, tracking, verification.

Data Protection

Protecting consumer data from breaches or unauthorized use is essential to earning their trust and securing your reputation as good data steward. Our solutions are architected around the Federal Cybersecurity and Privacy framework (NIST-800 – 53 Revision 5), which ensures completeness of your solution and stands up to legal scrutiny.
Covers: security, retention, encryption, archival, integrity.

Personal Information Management

As good stewards of your consumer PII data, it is essential to know where it is stored, how it’s being used and with whom its shared. With data constantly changing and moving, this is no small feat. Our “PII Data Suite” solution helps you meet this challenge in a sensible, prioritized way.
Covers: inventory, classification, mapping.

Communication and Training

Data Privacy management resonates throughout your entire organization. Everyone from senior staff to ground-floor employees need to understand it’s importance. Privageo’s Governance Leadership solution embeds Data Privacy “thinking” into your business. It’s not just about risk mitigation… it’s about building and solidifying a culture of trust.
Covers: communication, training, marketing.

Privacy Leadership & Control

Implementing Data Privacy is complex, considering it touches most facets of your operation. Clear leadership roles & responsibilities, corporate policies, management controls, legal policy and contractual changes are some of the key components. Privageo’s Governance Leadership offering organizes your efforts to deliver the insights & control needed in your organization.
Covers: Data Privacy Office, policies, procedures, strategy, controls, roles.

Third Parties

PII data is commonly exchanged with external partners (e.g. sharing, purchasing, selling, trading etc.). As trusted caretakers of PII data, you have the obligation to ensure that your consumer’s PII data remains secure and used only as intended. Privageo’s Governance Leadership solution identifies and reviews contractual agreements with exchange partners to increase visibility, tighten controls and reduce PII data misuse.
Covers: contracts, exchanges, auditing, risk management.


Privageo’s extensive leadership and executive mindset compels us to a design approach balancing risk cost and investment capacity. All our solutions are driven by this mantra. Using AGILE we meet Data Privacy challenges with prioritized and phased deliverables. This keeps clients in control and enables rapid pragmatic adjustment as data privacy regulations evolve and as budgets or staffing demand change.

Suits To Boots

“C-Suite” expertise and fancy talk does little to help you manage the required details of a successful data privacy program. So will make sure we have the muscle to be equally comfortable with board room strategy as we do executing in the data trenches with your team. We call it our ”Suits to Boots” approach.

Passion for Customers

Consumers want companies to demonstrate the same care with their personal data as they would their own. Yet the continual news of data breaches and misuses only serves to further erode confidence and trust. That’s why we keep one eye trained on the privacy experience of your consumers. We aspire to turn our data privacy executions beyond just “must do” compliance and toward building loyalty experiences that create trust for consumers and differentiation for clients.

Proven Frameworks

Since Data Privacy and cyber-security standards cannot be taken lightly
we align our solutions services and methods to match those of the most nationally recognized frameworks: NCF and NIST. Our reliance on these established frameworks help mitigate compliance risk and reduce other potential liabilities.

Experience Counts

Brad KelsoManaging Partner and Co-Founder

An executive who helps firms deliver data- and user-centered products and SaaS solutions that meet financial, data compliance, and risk management standards. Has held leadership roles at CoreLogic, Bank of America, Home Savings, and Ellie Mae.

Steve KerlerManaging Partner and Co-Founder 

A senior executive and management consultant who has worked with 50+ Fortune 500 companies across 20+ industries and business functions. A leader of the Orange County Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and  founder of Privacy OC.

John CorelliAttorney & Senior Privacy Consultant

A privacy attorney and certified information privacy professional with expertise in federal, state and international data privacy laws, breach prevention, compliance standards, and information security.

Damian del RioSenior Privacy Consultant

A global Fortune 500 data privacy expert. Certified practitioner in European Union (EU) and US regulatory compliance laws and standards, cybersecurity, ERP implementation, and IT audit.

Sigmund FidykeTechnology & Development Executive

An experienced technology executive with broad experience in data privacy and cybersecurity. Expertise in Agile, DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, and Enterprise Architecture.

Jeannie FuPrivacy and Data Management Consultant

A licensed business law attorney in the State of California and former Secretary of Chapman University law school’s Information and Protection Law Society.

Christopher GiSenior Privacy and Data Management Consultant

A data and project management professional specializing in discovery, warehousing, classification, and data analytics. Experience building self-service business intelligence solutions and leading data governance initiatives.

Digant GuptaDirector of Privacy Solutions

A senior level executive with expertise in enterprise business systems delivery, audit and regulatory compliance across diverse industries. Extensive knowledge of data privacy and protection standards (GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA).

Edward HoyManaging Director

A certified IT Data Security and Compliance instructor and practitioner. Former IBM engineer with extensive background in consulting with major automotive, health care, entertainment, media, and governmental organizations.

Tanveer KhanSr. Privacy and Security Consultant

Enterprise data management expert and entrepreneur who built successful ISP and cybersecurity service firms to support HIPAA and SOX compliance initiatives. Clients have included the US Navy, Department of Homeland Security, and Fortune 500 companies.

Eric NelsonSenior Privacy Consultant

Certified healthcare and financial industry privacy and information security specialist in risk assessment, data breach prevention and response measures, privacy policies, and implementation. He has held leadership roles at EDS, Siemens, and CynergisTek.

Don NguyenSenior Security and Privacy Consultant

A decorated US Air Force veteran and expert in global enterprise information security programs, IT management, and data privacy programs. Don has held C-level roles in information security, cyber operations, and technology.

MJ ShoresSenior Privacy Consultant

Marketing and technology leader with extensive experience in strategic planning, change management and public policy (including data privacy(. Expertise spans top global business schools, as well as SaaS software, digital streaming, and Fortune 500 firms.

Greg WilsonSenior Security and Privacy Consultant

Information security and compliance professional skilled in infrastructure design and implementation, vendor management, and facilities operations. Specialist in and ISO27001/2 and HITRUST Common Security Frameworks

Chase BarnesWeb Developer

A web designer and developer with peripheral experience in backend programming for applications. Working on projects ranging from fashion to healthcare, he has served as a project manager and developer for Tepia Co and Sightbox Studios in Southern California.

Why Us?

Unlike our competitors, we focus on talent… not numbers. Privageo consultants bring a special blend of quality thinking, ethics, and character to ensure that we are as comfortable in our suits with your companies C-Suite as we are in our boots on the frontline.


From the C-suite, to the server room, to the grit of the factory floor, our talent packs a punch with execution… experience covering 112 companies, 24 industries, worldwide.



Our expertise also spans 31 specific business functions. This give us the unique muscle needed for specific challenges or solutions into specialized industry, technical or functional conditions such as: Cybersecurity, Compliance/Regulatory Products, Contracts, Marketing, Program Management, Change Management, Training.







Our Partners

The companies that do the best job on managing a user’s privacy will be the companies that ultimately are the most successful.

Fred Wilson
Co-founder of Union Square Ventures

Latest blog posts

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