Lara Liss, CIPP/US

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Walgreens Boots Alliance

Group VP, Global CPO

Lara Liss is Group Vice President, Global Chief Privacy Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance. She is an experienced in-house attorney and compliance professional with expertise in privacy, data security and health care who has led global privacy compliance and legal teams at two Fortune 100 companies and a domestic health care system. Her practice includes new and emerging areas of privacy law such artificial intelligence, biometrics, clinical trials, pharmacogenomics and developing technologies such as drones for retail. 

Walgreens Boots Alliance is an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. WBA is constantly pushing the industry forward and being true to this purpose, caring for customers and patients every day. WBA’s purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. With our global partnerships and the combined talent of more than 315,000 team members across 9 countries, WBA is able to offer anytime, anywhere convenience across our digital platforms as it shapes the future of healthcare.

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. She is a currently completing her Executive MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. 



 

Contributions by Lara Liss

  • Cyber Incident Reporting Simplified with Privacy Best Practices
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Cyber ‘Risk of Harm’ & Leveraging the Privacy Playbook
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022
  • Legal Implications of Dobbs: How Businesses Can Prepare for New Challenges
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022
  • Building Trust: Evolving Privacy Programs to Meet Today's Consumer Demand
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Measuring Global Diversity and Inclusion: The Art of the Possible
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • Member of Education Advisory Board 2021 - 2022