Speaker Profile

Mamie Kresses
Vice President, Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) / BBB National Programs

Mamie Kresses is the VP of the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of BBB National Programs, where she oversees the ongoing efforts to help companies of all sizes ensure their advertising and data collection practices regarding children comply with existing laws and guidelines. She also leads CARU’s COPPA Safe Harbor program and the organization’s independent monitoring and enforcement actions.

Previously, Ms. Kresses was a senior attorney in the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices, where she led numerous consumer protection and regulatory law enforcement actions, rulemaking, and business outreach efforts addressing children’s online privacy, general privacy, and social media and digital technology marketing practices.