Ben Brook

Ben Brook is the CEO and co-founder of Transcend. Solving the technical challenges of managing personal data, especially in light of increased global regulation and consumer interest, is Ben’s biggest passion. Prior to co-founding Transcend, Ben is an expert in technical privacy solutions, as well as data and AI governance.

Announcing Transcend's $40M Series B to fix privacy for the enterprise

This latest fundraise will help us meet enterprise demand for a transition to modern privacy technology.

May 28, 2024 • 2 min read

Transcend Named One of Fast Company’s 'World’s Most Innovative Companies' of 2024

Transcend has been named to Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024.

March 19, 2024 • 2 min read

3 Privacy Trends for 2024: Data Brokers, Privacy for Profit, and PETs

What's coming down the pike for privacy in 2024.

January 26, 2024 • 6 min read

Simplify Data Privacy and AI Governance with Transcend: A New Era Begins

We’re thrilled to announce that Transcend is now easier and more intuitive than ever. 

November 8, 2023 • 1 min read

Transcend Honored in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Celebrate Transcend’s recognition in Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards, showcasing our commitment to data privacy innovation.

May 4, 2021 • 2 min read

Empowering Privacy Champions: Three Simple Ways to Boost User Privacy

Explore three straightforward strategies for privacy champions to enhance user data privacy, fostering trust and compliance.

June 26, 2020 • 3 min read

Privacy Request Cost Calculator: Estimating Your Org's Privacy Requests

Utilize Transcend's Privacy Request Calculator to estimate the volume of privacy requests your organization may receive, aiding in better resource allocation.

March 31, 2021 • 3 min read

Transcend's Consent Manager: A Pioneering Tool for Modern Data Governance

Discover Transcend's Consent Manager, a pioneering tool designed to revolutionize modern data governance and user consent management.

September 9, 2021 • 2 min read

Transcend Tech: Pioneering the Modern Privacy Era with Advanced Solutions

Unveiling Transcend Tech, a modern privacy era pioneer, offering advanced solutions for comprehensive data privacy and security management.

April 3, 2020 • 3 min read

Pathfinder AI Governance: Transcend's Leap Towards Ethical AI Management

Introducing Pathfinder AI Governance by Transcend, steering the course towards ethical AI management and robust data privacy practices.

August 9, 2023 • 1 min read

Prepping for CDPA Targeted Advertising: Transcend's Focused Approach

Learn how Transcend is preparing for CDPA’s targeted advertising requirements, ensuring ethical ad practices while safeguarding consumer privacy.

March 4, 2021 • 2 min read

Transcend's Reflections: A Holiday Message for 2022

Transcend reflects on the year 2022, sharing insights and gratitude in a heartfelt holiday message.

December 21, 2022 • 2 min read

Global Privacy Control Signal: Embrace User Privacy with Transcend

Discover the importance of the Global Privacy Control Signal and how Transcend helps in embracing and implementing user privacy measures.

August 26, 2022 • 1 min read

Exploring the Future of Data Rights: Comprehensive Insights by Transcend

Delve into the evolving landscape of data rights, understanding the implications and how Transcend is leading the charge towards a privacy-centric future.

July 27, 2020 • 4 min read

2020 Data Privacy Feedback Loop: Consumer Insights Amid Pandemic

Transcend's inaugural Data Privacy Feedback Loop report unveils consumer attitudes toward data privacy during COVID-19, emphasizing the importance of transparency and control.

August 13, 2020 • 2 min read

Consent Sandbox: Rethinking Pop-ups and Dark Patterns

Discover Transcend’s Consent Sandbox, an initiative to eliminate annoying pop-ups and dark patterns, promoting a user-centric approach to consent management.

June 10, 2021 • 1 min read

Enhancing Data Privacy: Transcend and Iterable Integration

Discover how the integration between Transcend and Iterable elevates data privacy management, ensuring seamless user data rights handling.

June 21, 2021 • 1 min read

CCPA GPC Update: Transcend’s Insight on Emerging Privacy Controls

Learn about the CCPA’s Global Privacy Control update, its impact, and how it empowers users with better control over personal data.

July 21, 2021 • 3 min read

Achieving Robust Privacy Programs Without a FAANG Budget: A Guide

Discover strategic insights on building user-centric data privacy programs on a budget, drawing lessons from industry giants to elevate your privacy practices​.

October 1, 2020 • 7 min read

5 privacy trends for 2023 (from a privacy startup CEO)

Transcend CEO Ben Brook offers 5 privacy trends for 2023 - exploring new state laws, the California Privacy Protection Agency, and the rise of generative AI.

January 23, 2023 • 7 min read