Lawrence P. Organ

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Lawrence P. Organ
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Organ in December 2016
Born Toronto, Canada
Alma mater York University
Occupation CEO
Organization Exact Data

Lawrence P. Organ (born November 1959 in Toronto, Canada) is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Chicago, Illinois-based Exact Data. Organ has been an entrepreneur focused on the direct marketing industry since 1986 and is credited with starting a number of companies. He is best known for founding the internet properties of FastWeb and JobsOnline which today are owned, respectively, by Monster Worldwide and Acxiom Corporation.

In June, 2009 Organ was elected to the Board of Directors of Clearbrook, a Chicago not-for-profit organization benefiting 3,000 clients with developmental disabilities.

Early life[edit]

Lawrence Organ was born in November 1959 to Leslie and Barb Organ in Toronto Canada. His family is Jewish.

Education[edit]

Organ earned his B.A. from York University, Toronto, in 1985.

Controversy[edit]

Organ was the topic of a March 27, 2006 Forbes magazine article entitled You Can Surf But You Can't Hide[1] in which the author voiced privacy concerns over ResponderInfo, a product carried by ConsumerBase. That articles lead to discussions in privacy blogs [2] as well as direct marketing sources such as Digital Moses Confidential regarding the lines between privacy and commerce.

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