Dennis Dayman

Chief Privacy and Security Officer at Return Path

About Dennis

Dennis Dayman has more than 20 years of experience combating spam, security/privacy issues, data governance issues, and improving email delivery through industry policy, ISP relations and technical solutions. As Return Path’s Chief Privacy and Security Officer, Dayman leverages his experience and key relationships to provide best practices to Return Path, its customers, and ensures the compliance of their communications data flows. He is also responsible for coordinating and managing Return Path’s international electronic commerce, privacy and Internet related policy issues.

Previously to Return Path, he was Eloqua’s Chief Privacy and Security Officer. Eloqua was acquired by Oracle for $871 Million dollars in 2012 and is now the centerpiece of Oracle’s marketing cloud. Prior to Eloqua he worked for StrongMail Systems as Director of Deliverability, Privacy, and Standards, served in the Internet Security and Legal compliance division for Verizon Online, as a senior consultant at Mail Abuse Prevention Systems (MAPS), and started his career as Director of Policy and Legal External Affairs for Southwestern Bell Global, now AT&T. As a longstanding member of several boards and advisory committees within the messaging industry, including helping found and serving on the Board of Director’s as the vice-chair for the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), served on the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE) board, served on the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) advisory boards, serving as the Chairman of the Email Sender and Provider Coalition (ESPC), serving on the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Ethics committee, serving as the Vice-Chair of the Email Experience Council (EEC) MAC, and appointed a Ponemon Institute Fellow. Dayman is actively involved in creating current Internet and digital communication regulations, privacy/security policies and anti-spam legislation laws for state and federal governments. He also sits on several advisory boards for Internet companies and is also a partner, mentor, and frequent investor in start-ups, mentorship-driven micro seed funds, and startup accelerators.

My Sessions

The Email Marketer: The technologist, artist & lawyer in residence

Visual IQ Room

Description: Everyone has heard email’s fundamental mantra: the right message for the right person at the right time. But what does that really mean? It means understanding the limitations of a technology going on 50 years, how that technology enables a robust set of communications across platforms, the kind of data defining the science behind […]

All Company Sizes B2B and B2C Digital Marketing & Communications Intermediate/Advanced Level

Executive Roundtable featuring Forrester Research and IBM

Coegi Room

Description Join executives from Forrester Research, IBM, Microsoft, mCordis, Return Path, Yahoo, Ogilvy One and more in a 1 hour discussion to moderated by Purina and FleshmanHillard.  Followed by another hour of conversation opened up to the floor for questions of our panelists. Click here to learn more about the executive roundtable and how to register