Hugo Teufel, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM


Lumen Technologies


Hugo Teufel III is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer for Lumen Technologies (formerly CenturyLink) (NYSE: LUMN), a publicly traded global technology company with approximately $24B in annual revenue. Hugo manages a team responsible for the company’s global privacy and records management programs, as well as the provision of cybersecurity legal advice and counsel. In this role, Hugo brings more than 20 years of experience, centering on the changing landscape of privacy and security across a variety of sectors. He previously served in several leadership roles, including as Chief Privacy Counsel for Raytheon Company and as Chief Privacy Officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Hugo has a B.A. in Economics with a minor in German from Metropolitan State University of Denver, a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at the American University, and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He also holds CIPP/G, CIPP/US and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is a member of the Colorado bar.


Contributions by Hugo Teufel

  • International Personal Data Transfers: Insights from the U.S. and Europe
    Speaker at Virtual Copenhagen, Denver and Luxembourg Joint KnowledgeNet: 16 May 2023
  • Privacy Breach Response: Investigating What Happened and Who’s Impacted
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023
  • Building Future Proof Programs: 10 Truths for Creating Adaptive Privacy Programs
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022
  • Privacy Shield 2.0: The future of data transfers between the EU and the US
    Speaker at Virtual Copenhagen KnowledgeNet: 13 June 2022
  • Trans-Atlantic Deals: Filling the Privacy Gap Across the Ocean?
    Speaker at Virtual Luxembourg KnowledgeNet: 11 June 2020
  • Risky Business: A Privacy and Security Team’s Guide to Risk Scoring
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019