Marsali Hancock, CEO and President of the EP3 Foundation has twenty years of nonprofit leadership experience working with national and international policy leaders, top-ranked Fortune 100 companies like Google, AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Target, Intel, Microsoft, Facebook, and Dell, along with highly respected organizations, maximizing technology to improve the quality of life, education, and economic opportunities.
Hancock Chairs, IEEE Standards for Child and Student Data Governance Working Group and recipient of IEEE Communication Quality and Reliability 2017 Chairman’s Award for her “lifelong service protecting children around the world in cyberspace; for defining and implementing her vision ensuring technology is properly used; and for her global leadership to bring technology solutions to a human problem.” She is recognized for her efforts to create safe and healthy digital learning environments. Marsali also serves as an editorial advisor for IEEE Internet Policy Newsletter.
Hancock is the Chair of Families, Children and Adolescents Subcommittee on Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Board where she advocates for integrated care for behavioral health and substance use patients and their families.
Previously, Hancock developed the first Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved COPPA safe harbor providing state and federal education law certifications. Ms. Hancock is deeply involved nationally and internationally in measuring and defining positive digital cultures, responsible regulatory frameworks, data privacy, data compliance, and effective education initiatives that both empower and protect consumers. She has conducted media events and participated in initiatives with the White House, the Office of the First Lady of the United States, the Executive Office of the President of the United States, Attorneys General, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to name a few.