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Marsali S. Hancock

President & CEO 
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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.


Additionally, Ms. Hancock is Board Chair of Adaptable Security; Adaptable Security (Ada for short) is a San Jose-based nationwide 501(c)(3) organization that unites cybersecurity professionals, consumers, organizations and policy makers on a single, transparent platform for security postures.


In 2017 Hancock is a commissioner with the Global Information Infrastructure Commission, the oldest internet policy organization. She works with nation state leaders to build robust communication networks companioned with proactive online safety and security initiatives.


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.


She has extensive experience developing multi-stakeholder initiatives and serves on consumer advisory boards with industry leaders such as Symantec, Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T.

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