A look at how Chief Privacy Officers manage risk

Top CPOs share regulatory issues, best practices and more

Maureen Cooney, Sprint Nextel head of privacy

Privacy is hot topic in corporate America. Companies are extremely aware of its importance, and general counsel must keep it in mind as well. Many companies have implemented a chief privacy officer (CPO) role to help minimize risk. The issues of privacy were the topics of conversation in the Chief Privacy Officers Panel at the Women, Influence & Power in Law conference.

The session moderator was Maureen Cooney, head of privacy at Sprint Nextel, and featured Nuala O’Connor, privacy & data protection at Amazon.com and Laura Merten, JD, CCEP, chief privacy officer at Advocate Health Care.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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