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307: Prioritizing Ad Privacy with Google’s David Temkin

David Temkin, Senior Director of Ad Privacy at Google

David Temkin is the Director of Product Management, Ads Privacy, and User Trust at Google. He leads the product management team responsible for ads privacy. His team is focused on delivering privacy-first monetization product changes that are driven by the changing regulatory environment. They are also responsible for transparency control for ads all across Google’s ad business.

On the show today, Alan and David talk about his role and what privacy and the combination of privacy and trust mean. Later, David shares his thoughts on how marketers should be thinking about ads privacy and what we need to do to get consumers on board in understanding its importance. At the end they also discuss the removal of third-party cookies and what it means for effectively deploying ad campaigns.

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In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What businesses should prioritize when it comes to privacy
  • Why marketers can convince their organization to prioritize privacy
  • Getting consumers to take privacy seriously

Key Highlights

  • [01:33] David’s journalism career
  • [02:54] Understanding David’s role
  • [04:34] What to prioritize with privacy
  • [06:37] Consumer trust with social media
  • [08:52] Convincing your business to prioritize user privacy
  • [10:19] Getting consumers to take privacy seriously
  • [12:45] How Google builds transparency and choice into its ad products
  • [14:56] The removal of third-party cookies
  • [18:20] Advice for marketers in a cookie-less world
  • [20:54] An experience that defines David
  • [23:42] David’s advice for his younger self
  • [24:15] What marketers should be learning more about
  • [25:29] The biggest threat and opportunity for marketers

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