Privacy and Cybersecurity: What Lies Ahead
Ms. Harriet Pearson 85 will discuss the future of privacy and cybersecurity, using her experiences from being one of the first and longest-serving chief privacy officers in the Fortune 500 and an internationally recognized data privacy and security pioneer.
Ms. Harriet Pearson 85 is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells where her practice focuses on privacy and cybersecurity. Her clients include a diverse group of global businesses in the information technology, financial information services, automotive, publishing, marketing and advertising, retail, energy, and consumer products industries. Prior to Hogan Lovells, Pearson served as the Vice President of the Security Counsel and as the Chief Privacy Officer at IBM Corporation, where she was responsible for global information policies and practices affecting more than 400,000 employees and thousands of vendors and clients. Pearson currently co-chairs the Georgetown University Cybersecurity Law Institute and serves on the ABA Presidents Task Force on Cybersecurity and on the advisory boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Future of Privacy Forum. The International Association of Privacy Professionals has awarded Pearson with the Vanguard Award, the highest honor awarded annually to the individual professional who best demonstrates outstanding leadership, knowledge and creativity in the field of privacy and data protection.