Entrepreneur, Founder and Managing Director of technology and software businesses, with expertise in Data Privacy, Digital Governance and Marketing Best Practice.
Following a career in finance, Gilbert held the role of Managing Director at Governor Technology, a London Digital Agency. During this period, he drove sales, client relationships and marketing strategy.
From 2010, Gilbert devised and led the pivot from tech consultancy to licensed software, founding Optanon, a leading provider of website auditing and cookie compliance solutions.
This leadership evolved in 2016 with the successful acquisition of Optanon and Governor Technology by OneTrust, the leading software platform for Privacy Professionals. At OneTrust, Gilbert holds the position of Director with responsibility for Business Development.
Gilbert is Chair of the DMA Mobile & Connected Council, and sits on the Responsible Marketing Committee. He is recognised as a commentator with regard to Data Privacy best practice in the UK and EU, and appears in this capacity on stage and in written media.