Marsali Hancock

Co-Founder & CEO
EP3 Foundation

Marsali Hancock is co-founder and CEO of the EP3 Foundation, a nonprofit empowering people with better data, privacy, and personalization. is deeply involved nationally and internationally in measuring and defining positive digital cultures, responsible regulatory frameworks, data privacy, and effective education initiatives that both empower and protect consumers.

As a nonprofit executive, Marsali created and launched initiatives with the White House and Office of the First Lady, state Governors and Attorneys General, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Education, and the Department of Justice. She also works with top-ranked Fortune 100 companies like Google, AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast.

Ms. Hancock chairs the IEEE Standards for Child and Student Data Governance Working Group and awarded IEEE Communication Quality and Reliability 2017 Chairman's Award for her "lifelong service protecting children around the world in cyberspace. She also serves as a board member on Santa Clara County’s Behavioral Health Board where she Chairs the subcommittee of Families, Children, and Adolescents. In 2018, Marsali was awarded “The Women in Leadership Changing the World,” from Mission College, in Santa Clara, California.

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