Lara Liss, CIPP/US


Walgreens Boots Alliance

Global CPO

Lara Liss is Vice President, Global Chief Privacy Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance, a Fortune 20 Company that is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. As CPO, Lara provides legal and compliance guidance to the organization on privacy topics including patient and consumer privacy laws, data security and incident response, digital health and retail technology, emerging technology and artificial intelligence. 

Lara’s prior experience includes serving as Assistant General Counsel and Privacy Officer at UnityPoint Health, Senior Compliance Officer for the American Hospital Association and as Senior Counsel for Global Privacy at Abbott Laboratories. She is a member of the Future of Privacy Forum Advisory Board and a past board member of the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium. Lara started her career at Sidley Austin LLP in the health care group doing work that included internal investigations, health care litigation and regulatory guidance.

Lara has a J.D. and a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Michigan, a B.A. in American Studies from Northwestern University and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US. 


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