Heather Federman, CIPP/US



Head of Privacy and Product Counsel

Heather Federman is the Vice President of Privacy & Policy at BigID, where she manages and leads initiatives related to privacy evangelism, product innovation, internal compliance and industry collaboration. Prior to BigID, Heath was the Director of Privacy & Data Risk at Macy’s Inc., managing policies, programs, communications and training. Heather was also the Senior Privacy Manager at American Express Co., focusing on AMEX’s global brand, marketing and digital partnerships. She previously served as a Legal & Policy Fellow for the Future of Privacy Forum and as the Public Policy Director for the Online Trust Alliance, working with companies, regulators and advocates to further FPF’s mission in advancing responsible data practices and OTA’s mission in establishing trust in the online ecosystem.

Heather received her B.A. from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University and her J.D. with a concentration in Information Law from Brooklyn Law School. She also participated in the Brooklyn Law Incubator Policy Clinic, where she advised early-stage technology and social media companies on privacy related matters. Heather is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, CIPP/US, and is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. She enjoys working with like-minded organizations and people to produce deep insights and bring rationality to the nexus of data, technology, business and law. 


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