March 18, 2021
"It has been said that the currency of the modern world is not gold, but information. If that is true, then nearly every business is storing financial information, emails, and other private information that can be invaluable to cybercriminals or other nefarious actors. What is every business required to do to protect its customers’ and clients’ private information?
As a part of our series about “Five Things Every Business Needs To Know About Storing and Protecting Their Customers’ Information”, I had the pleasure of interviewing John Gim.
John is currently the Global Chief Marketing Sciences Officer for the RAPP Network within Omnicom and oversees a diverse team of analysts, data scientists, researchers, and engineers. Over his career, John has focused on producing measurably effective, methodologically sound solutions for clients by leveraging a wide-ranging background across analytics, technology, and data. Outside of building client solutions, John can be found pursuing his passions around transparency and data science growth through giving talks on data privacy and serving on various boards and networks.
Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dig in, our readers would like to get to know you. Can you tell us a bit about how you grew up?
I grew up as the son of Korean immigrants, Dad was an engineer and Mom was a pianist. From a young age, it was clear that I had not inherited the musical gene but did find myself participating in a variety of math and science competitions. I ended up matriculating to Carnegie Mellon University where I studied economics and post-graduation pursued a career where I could utilize my technical and statistical skillset."
Continue reading the interview with Authority Magazine.