Barbara Cosgrove




Barbara Cosgrove is vice president, chief privacy officer at Workday, and is responsible for Workday’s global privacy, ethics, and compliance strategy and operations.
Barbara has extensive expertise in managing international data protection compliance programs, and implementing data governance policies, technology compliance standards and programs, and privacy-by-design frameworks. She has also served as the chief security officer for Workday.
Prior to joining Workday, Barbara led various compliance programs within Kaiser Permanente and PeopleSoft. Barbara holds a Juris Doctor degree from Widener Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University.


Contributions by Barbara Cosgrove

  • Getting (Privacy) Things Done When There’s Too Much to Do
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
  • Understanding the CCPA
    Forum Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Artificial Intelligence in Enterprise Systems: Tech Advances and Privacy Risks
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Out: GDPR; In: CaCPA; Compare and Contrast
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Member of Education Advisory Board 2018 - 2019
  • Privacy Training from Top to Bottom
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • How to GDPR-ify Your Vendor Management Program
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Building a Hurricane-Proof Data Transfer Compliance Program
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016