Director of Data Privacy and Compliance
New York Public Library
New York, New York
Bill Marden became NYPL’s first Director of Data Privacy and Compliance in November 2015. He comes to NYPL with almost 20 years of policy, regulatory, and compliance experience at some of the world’s leading financial institutions including Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and UBS. Among his efforts at Citigroup, Bill helped revamp the governance and internal control infrastructure of Citibank N.A., including resolving key issues with federal regulators.
Previous to his time in the financial world, Bill was a librarian in both the public and private sectors, including six years as books and manuscripts curator for the Frederick R. Koch Foundation, now housed at Yale's Beinecke Library. He also interned at the Pierpont Morgan Library while studying for his MLS, which he received from Columbia University in 1988.
He is the author of two award-winning books about New York City bookstores, and is also a contributor to the forthcoming book "Protecting Patron Privacy in the 21st-century Library", to be published by Rowman & Littlefield.