Lana DeMaria (Earhart), CIPP/US
Lana Earhart is a motivated and results-oriented leader with international experience (deploying impactful programs, landing global projects, and establishing connections with brilliant people in the US, Russia, India, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Argentina, Egypt, Czech Republic). Lana is currently a trusted senior privacy advisor to the two largest marketing groups at Microsoft - Cloud & Enterprise Marketing group and Microsoft 365 (formerly Office) Marketing - enabling marketers with new ways to engage customers while always keeping the customers’ privacy top of mind, collaborating cross-company to enhance customer trust and protect the Microsoft brand through proper privacy practices.
Lana has over 18 years of team management and technology experience, with 14 years of strong contributions to the privacy, security and risk management space at Microsoft and Ernst & Young, and with 12 years of training, communications and marketing experience at Microsoft, Ernst & Young, Boeing, PacifiCorp and SCS.
She has earned and been awarded the Six Sigma, CIPP, CISA and ITIL Foundations certifications, and is a member of the Digital Marketing Association, Institute of Internal Auditors, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, as well as the IT Compliance Institute. She received an MBA in International Business and a BA in Management Information Systems from Washington State University (summa cum laude) in 2003.