Patrice Ettinger

Senior Fellow

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Patrice is an accomplished executive and lawyer with 20+ years’ experience in global privacy, cybersecurity, responsible AI, data governance, intellectual property, and related public policy. Patrice has successfully developed and led global teams and programs at multinational companies in the healthcare, consumer products and financial information services industries.

Patrice is a member of the AI Governance Advisory Board at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is an IAPP Westin Emeritus Fellow. Previously, Patrice served for six years on the Board of Directors of the IAPP, including as Chairwoman, Vice Chair and Treasurer. She also has served as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium (IPMPC) and on Advisory Boards for the NYU Center for Cybersecurity, Future of Privacy Forum, and Centre for Information Policy & Leadership. Patrice is a Co-Chair of the Steering Committee, Cambridge Forum on Healthcare Data Privacy & Security.

Patrice has been and remains a strong advocate for women’s leadership, driving initiatives aimed at empowering and advancing women. She a former member of the Women in the Legal Profession Committee of the NY City Bar Association and is actively engaged in efforts to support the development of women through her work as a member of the executive committees of Executive Women in Privacy and Women in AI Law and Governance.

Patrice is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and received her JD from Fordham Law School. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Patrice was honored to be named Privacy Officer of the Year by Women in Compliance in 2019.