David Ritter

Privacy Lock — CEO

David Ritter is the CEO and co-founder of Penta Network and Privacy Lock. David received his degree in financial and sociopolitical history from USC. He served as Project Director of Donghu Group Investments, where he managed projects with a portfolio value of $1 billion (USD). David also managed a Hollywood P&A Fund in partnership with major Hollywood studios. He has been invited to speak at many global forums about blockchain and emerging technology, including being a keynote speaker at MIT’s Global Startup Workshop in 2018 and an invited panelist at the 73rd U.N. General Assembly to discuss Using Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals. In 2019, David and his partners established Privacy Lock as a privacy compliance implementation tool for laws like GDPR and the Colorado Privacy Act. In April 2022, David was named the Chair of the Colorado Privacy Policy Commission and is currently working with the Colorado AG’s office on the rule-making process for Colorado’s landmark privacy law.

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