David Wainberg

Chief Privacy Counsel


As Chief Privacy Counsel for The Trade Desk, David leads the company’s compliance and strategic response to privacy issues around the globe.

David has extensive experience counseling technology products on consumer privacy and data protection, with a focus on sound risk management and Privacy by Design principles. Before The Trade Desk, David worked at Apple where he counseled software products such as Music, Apple Pay, and Siri, on privacy. Before that he served as the Head of Privacy at AppNexus. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Network Advertising Initiative, and has been a regular speaker at industry events.

David has a JD from the University of Maine School of Law, and a BS from the University of Maine.