CMT's Privacy Board

Mission Statement

The Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) Privacy Advisory Board is established to provide CMT wide-ranging guidance on data privacy and the protection of customer information maintained by CMT. The primary mission of the CMT Privacy Board is to help CMT assure the highest quality privacy protection and ensure that the company continually improves its data privacy program. Additionally, the Privacy Board will advise CMT on trends, issues and public sentiment in regard to consumer privacy, fairness and consumer protection.

Daniel Weitzner, Board Chair
Daniel Weitzner, Board Chair

Daniel Weitzner is the founding director of the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative, a principal research scientist at CSAIL, and teaches Internet public policy in MIT’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. Weitzner’s research pioneered the development of Accountable Systems to enable computational treatment of legal rules.

Weitzner was United States deputy chief technology officer for Internet Policy in the White House where he led initiatives on privacy, cybersecurity, copyright, and digital trade policies promoting the free flow of information. He was responsible for the Obama administration’s Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and the OECD Internet Policy Making Principles.

Weitzner has a law degree from Buffalo Law School, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Swarthmore College. His writings have appeared in Science magazine, the Yale Law Review, Communications of the ACM, the Washington Post, Wired Magazine and Social Research.

Weitzner is a founder of the Center for Democracy and Technology, led the World Wide Web Consortium’s public policy activities, and was deputy policy director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, recipient of the International Association of Privacy Professionals Leadership Award (2013), the Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award (2016), a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund.

Kathleen O'Toole
Kathleen O’Toole, Board Member

Dr. Kathleen O’Toole is a partner at 21CP Solutions, a firm that advances reform and innovation in US policing.  She is also president and founder of O’Toole Associates LLC, an international consulting firm that provides services to a diverse array of government and industry clients.

Kathleen has held several executive positions in the public and private sectors and is widely recognized for her principled leadership and successful reform efforts in North America and Europe. As a law school student, she accepted a position as patrol officer with the Boston Police Department and rose through the ranks. She served as Chief of the Metropolitan District Commission Police in Boston, Lieutenant Colonel overseeing Special Operations in the Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety, Boston Police Commissioner and Seattle Chief of Police.  She also served in an oversight role as Chief Inspector of the Garda Síochána, the Irish national police service. She was a member of the Independent Commission on Policing during the Northern Ireland Peace Process and chaired the Commission on the Future of Policing in the Republic of Ireland.

Kathleen received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Boston College, a Juris Doctor from New England School of Law and was admitted to the bar as a practicing attorney.  She also earned a PhD at the Business School of Trinity College Dublin.

Orin Kerr, Board Member
Orin Kerr, Board Member

Orin Kerr is a professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley. He specializes in criminal procedure and computer crime law, and he has also taught courses in criminal law, evidence, and professional responsibility.

Kerr has written more than seventy law review articles, and his work has been cited by other scholars more than 4,000 times. Over forty of his articles have been cited in judicial opinion, including eight articles that have been cited in U.S. Supreme Court opinions. He has authored several casebooks and co-authored the leading criminal procedure treatise.  These days he also wastes a lot of time on Twitter.

Kerr is a licensed attorney active in the California and District of Columbia bars. His experience includes briefing and arguing cases in the United States Supreme Court and three federal circuits. He has testified before Congress six times, and he served on the Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure by appointment of Chief Justice Roberts.

Before joining academia, Kerr was a trial attorney in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section at the U.S. Department of Justice and a special assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. He earned a B.S.E. magna cum laude in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford, and a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.  He was a law clerk for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court.

Patrick van Eecke, Board Member
Patrick Van Eecke, Board Member

Patrick Van Eecke is a partner at Cooley LLP and a professor at the University of Antwerp (teaching European Information and Communications law), and at Queen Mary University and King’s College.

He is head of Cooley’s European cyber/data/privacy practice and vice chair of its global c/d/p practice. Patrick has more than 25 years of experience guiding clients on complex issues spanning data protection, cyber, consumer protection, advertising and electronic signatures.

Prior to joining Cooley, Patrick was the co-chair of a Global Top 10 firm’s data privacy and cybersecurity practice. For several years he has been consistently recognized as a Tier 1/Band 1 data protection and cyber expert by Chambers Europe and Legal 500. Patrick is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and often asked to comment on internet and cyber law related issues in the press.

Patrick is a professor at the University of Antwerp, teaching European information and communications law, and a frequent guest lecturer on internet law at various other universities.

Patrick is fluent in Dutch, English and French and holds a Ph.D. and a law degree from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and an LLM from Universität Trier.