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Chief Privacy Counsel

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Min 15 yrs required


Mountain View, CA

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2017

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Feb 14,2017
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Chief Privacy Counsel Duties: Partner with senior leaders and influence cross-functionally to continue to develop and manage the global privacy program. Will build and lead a diverse and talented legal team responsible for data use innovation and compliance with global data protection and privacy regulations. Will be a strategic thinker and influencer; a leader for our internal teams, customers, and industry. Will partner with the Chief Privacy Officer to drive Intuit’s data stewardship vision and collaborate on complex privacy and interrelated regulatory issues. Will be comfortable taking a high-profile leadership position to drive, partner, communicate and help develop innovative approaches to complex issues. Will be capable of working successfully in multi-product ecosystems, at multiple levels with a wide variety of constituents and will have a strong technical background. Will understand the most important privacy-related laws, regulations and standards that apply to the Company’s specific business models, and be accountable for training both business and legal partners on the application of those laws, regulations and standards. Will create and improve upon decision-making principles and processes, including escalations to senior executives as appropriate, to ensure consistent application of the Company’s data stewardship principles and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Will have a successful track record as an experienced privacy leader, lawyer and business partner. Lead, maintain and evolve the Company’s global privacy program and drive strategy to ensure compliance with global privacy and cybersecurity requirements working closely with the CPO, CISO, CTO, CIO and Corporate Affairs. Build strong partnerships across all of Intuit’s groups including legal, compliance, information security, HR, technology infrastructure, product management and development, sales and marketing, data science and internal audit. Develop and maintain effective and appropriate policies, procedures and supporting documentation to stand ready to demonstrate compliance; and further develop integrated compliance strategies across the Company to optimize new data use and innovations for customer benefit . Engage with data protection authorities and policymakers to maintain sustainable, scalable, global approaches to complex data privacy protection and needs. Lead a team of talented privacy attorneys to evaluate proposed laws and regulations and provide comprehensive advice regarding their impact to Intuit businesses, products, services and technology infrastructure. Advise product, central technology and data science and innovation teams regarding proposed or potential data use/product features, and clearly communicate and help non-experts understand applicable regulations and requirements. Partner with CISO to ensure parallel evolution/improvement of security policies, controls and rapid incident response. Review acquisition targets to determine the extent of privacy and data protection polices and practices and prioritize integration requirements . Other responsibilities include handling: incident and breach management, digital marketing and online behavioral tracking/OBA, direct marketing, TCPA, cross border data flow/privacy shield, and cybersecurity requirements.

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Qualifications: JD from a top law school and good standing with at least one U.S. State Bar. Engineering, technology, or businesses background a plus and/or a technical undergrad Degree. 15+ years of experience practicing privacy and data protection in-house, at a top law firm or in a regulatory capacity. Significant knowledge of and experience analyzing and advising on global privacy laws and data protection regulations, including the EU GDPR, Privacy Shield, PIPEDA, FTC Act/Section 5, GLBA, FCRA. Knowledge and experience analyzing and applying federal, state, and global laws related to privacy and data protection, including regulations and requirements related to financial products and services, online services and e-commerce, mobile apps, information and cyber security, consumer notice and disclosure requirements. Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate and drive innovation at multiple levels. Proven leadership and management experience at a large public company.

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