James Howard

Advisor & Author: Chief Privacy Officer & Chief Data Officer, Independent
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As the former partner serving as Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Data Officer for a “Big 4” professional services firm, James developed, implemented and operated an Information Management Office, positioning the organization to leverage the transformative opportunities that cognitive computing and intelligent automation present, while managing risk and ensuring compliance with complex information handling requirements.

James has over 30 years of experience assisting companies innovate with business-enabling technologies while managing IT and compliance risk. His experience helps him focus on the management of information, technology, protection and privacy risk/control frameworks, to ensure they are aligned with business strategies, processes, policies, and compliance requirements, and to make information privacy and confidentiality part of the organization’s culture.