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Scott M. Giordano is an attorney with more than 20 years of legal, technology, and risk management consulting experience. An IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy and a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Scott serves as Spirion’s subject matter expert on multinational data protection and its intersection with technology, export compliance, internal investigations, information governance, and risk management. Prior to joining Spirion, he served as Director, Data Protection for Robert Half Legal and established the global privacy program for Esterline Technologies Corporation in Bellevue, WA.
K Royal is an attorney and global privacy professional with 25 years of experience in the legal and health-related fields. She has the distinct honor of filing the first successful joint controller / processor Binding Corporate Rules for data transfers out of the European Union. As an attorney, she has received numerous honors for her leadership in both technology and diversity, including Member of the Year for the Association of Corporate Counsel (out of 43k members globally). K received her law degree from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and is in the dissertation phase of her PhD from the University of Texas at Dallas.
She is currently the Associate General Counsel at TrustArc and is an adjunct law professor at her alma mater. She is certified through the IAPP as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), Privacy Management (CIPM), and US and EU Privacy Law (CIPP/US, CIPP/E) and as a Data Privacy Solutions Engineer through ISACA. K also serves on the boards of several non-profits.
Emmy-winning journalist Bruce Sussman spent more than 20 years on TV screens in Portland, Oregon. During his "second career" he became fascinated by cybersecurity while working with CISOs at Gartner. He joined SecureWorld in 2017 to help grow its media division. Currently, he hosts the Remote Sessions daily web conference series and SecureWorld podcast published each Tuesday, and oversees news content for secureworldexpo.com. Sussman graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism back in the dark ages. Message him on LinkedIn if you'd like to connect!