Krysten Jenci, CIPP/US


U.S. Department of Commerce

Director, Office of Digital Services Industries

Krysten Jenci is the Director of the Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI) at the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.  As Director, Krysten oversees two teams that provide expertise on a number of Internet trade policy issues.  The Data Flows and Privacy Team works to promote privacy policy frameworks to facilitate the free flow of data across borders to support trade. This team led the negotiation of the new EU-U.S.-Privacy Shield Framework [previously the U.S.–European Union (EU) Safe Harbor Framework], and is leading efforts to implement the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross Border Privacy Rules system.  The Digital and Internet Services Team works on a wide range of evolving ICT services issues, including cloud computing, software and applications, advanced communications services, cybersecurity, and on-line media and entertainment.  ODSI also provides industry expertise on the negotiation of Internet-related issues in important trade negotiations.  Krysten is a member of Commerce’s Senior Internet Policy Task Force and has won several awards for her work on privacy policy issues. Krysten is a Certified Information Privacy Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and frequently speaks at international privacy conferences and workshops.




Contributions by Krysten Jenci

  • The Evolution of Privacy Policymaking in the U.S. Government
    Moderator at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
  • Privacy Shield at Age 2
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • From Sacramento to DC: CaCPA and Its Implications for Federal Privacy Regulation
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Growth of the Cross Border Privacy Rules System in Asia
    Moderator at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017