Program Participant

Program Participant

Michelle Finneran Dennedy

VP & Chief Privacy Officer, Cisco

Michelle Finneran Dennedy (@mdennedy) currently serves as VP and Chief Privacy Officer at Cisco, and a 20-year veteran in the field of data privacy. She is responsible for the development and implementation of data privacy policies and practices, working across business groups to drive data privacy excellence across the security continuum. Before joining the Cisco, Michelle founded The iDennedy Project, a public service organization to address privacy needs in sensitive populations, such as children and the elderly, and emerging technology paradigms. She is the co-author of The Privacy Engineer's Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value.

You can find Michelle Finneran Dennedy in:

Topical Session 6: Security, Privacy and Data Protection
Monday, 22 January 2018


Security, Privacy and Data Protection: Delivering Business Value with Data Privacy




There’s never been a more exciting – and challenging – time be a technology leader. In this digital era, all organizations seek to anticipate risk, accelerate business cycles, manage volatility, and embrace the power and potential of emerging technologies. And in today’s more connected and collaborative world, data is fast becoming the new currency. Businesses need to know what data they have, and where it is, to innovate and create value.

Michelle Finneran Dennedy, VP and chief privacy officer at Cisco and co-author of The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto, and a worldwide leader in data privacy, will discuss innovative approaches to delivering business value through data protection and privacy, how privacy is taking center stage in security discussions today, and how to stay abreast of upcoming changes.

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