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Speaker Faculty


Massimo Attoresi
Data Protection Officer
European Data Protection Supervisor

Nina Barakzai
Group Head of Data Protection & Privacy

Judith Beach
Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel Regulatory & Government Affairs
Quintiles IMS

Marie Charlotte Roques Bonnet
Director of EMEA Privacy Policy

Caroline Budde
Senior Director, Global Chief Privacy Officer & Vice President – Compliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Roger O’Sullivan
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Privacy Officer

Mr. O’Sullivan has extensive experience as legal counsel for the healthcare and life sciences industries, bringing broad, frontline experience establishing strategic alliances and structuring and negotiating complex commercial/corporate transactions. As Cogstate’s General Counsel, Corporate Secretary (Cogstate Inc.) and Chief Privacy Officer, Mr. O’Sullivan serves as key legal advisor on all major business transactions. He also oversees regulatory compliance and the development and protection of the company’s intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining Cogstate, Mr. O’Sullivan was founder and managing member of a New York life sciences boutique where he counseled small to mid-size biopharmaceutical companies regarding formation and strategic development.

Patrice Ettinger
Chief Privacy Officer

Lassaad Fridhi
Senior Director, Chief Compliance & Information Security Officer
C space

John Howie
Chief Privacy Officer
Consumer BG Huawei

Dan Manolescu
Global Privacy Counsel & EME Data Privacy Attorney

Lisa Martinelli
Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer
Highmark Health

Leah Perry
Associate General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer
S&P Global Inc

Steve Schoenly
Senior Vice President of Compliance

Samantha Simms
The Information Collective

Samantha is the Founder and Principal Consultant of The Information Collective, a consultancy firm supporting large organizations with managing data privacy risks and opportunities. Samantha is an information law attorney who has a wealth of experience in advising multi-national corporations and government institutions on privacy, data protection, information security, confidentiality, and freedom of information matters. Over the last five years she has focused her expertise on architecting and implementing corporate privacy programs for global organizations aligned to their corporate strategy. She is a seasoned Data Privacy Officer who has held Global Privacy Officer positions at Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Colt Technology Services Plc, and Linklaters LLP.

Workshop A

Tuesday January 30, 2018

9.00 |
Roadmap to GDPR Implementation: The Final Countdown

Liisa Thomas
Partner and Co-chair, Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Liisa Thomas, a partner based in the firm’s Chicago and London offices, is Co-Chair of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Her clients rely on her ability to create clarity in a sea of confusing legal requirements and describe her as “extremely responsive, while providing thoughtful legal analysis combined with real world practical advice.” Liisa is the author of the definitive treatise on data breach, ‘Thomas on Data Breach: A Practical Guide to Handling Worldwide Data Breach Notification’, which has been described as “a no-nonsense roadmap for in-house and external practitioners alike.”. She is known as an industry leader in the privacy and datasecurity space and is consistently recognized by Leading Lawyers Network, Chambers and The Legal 500, and leading publications and organizations for her work in this area of law. Liisa was recently recognized as the 2017 Data Protection Lawyer of the Year - USA by Global 100, the 2017 U.S. Data Protection Lawyer of the Year by Finance Monthly, and the “Best in Data Security Law Services” at Corporate LiveWire’s 2017 Global Awards.

Workshop B

Tuesday January 30, 2018

1.00 |
Preparing for a Breach When It Happens

Ron Whitworth
Chief Privacy Officer