Cindy Compert, CIPM, CIPT


IBM Security

Distinguished Engineer and Security CTO

Cindy is CTO for Data Privacy & Security for North America in IBM's Security Division. She has over 30 years of IT experience including positions with Merrill Lynch, Informix, 
Sybase, FileTek, and IBM, where she has worked since 2001. The last seven years, Cindy has 
focused on Data Privacy and Security. She is an active member of the International Association 
of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a Certified Information Privacy Manager/Certified Information 
Privacy Technologist, and co-author of “Information Governance Principles and Practices for a 
Big Data Landscape”. She has also recently published articles on and on Data Privacy and Security Best Practices. 
Cindy has extensive experience in databases, Big Data, and data integration that she couples 
with her privacy experience to deliver a unique point of view, bridging the worlds of security, 
privacy and technology. She holds a BA/MBA from New York University and is a recognized 
Impressionist landscape painter who exhibits throughout Southern California.


Contributions by Cindy Compert

  • Ready for CCPA? Strategies to Help You Begin to Prepare for CCPA Compliance Now
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • From No to Know: Privacy, Meet Innovation
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2016
  • Special Full Day KnowledgeNet Chapter Meeting
    Speaker at Los Angeles KnowledgeNet: January 28, 2016