Eric Dieterich, CIPP/US


LevelUP Consulting Group

Managing Director

Background - Eric is the Managing Director of the LevelUP Consulting team. He has over 18 years of combined risk management, advisory, and governance experience with 10 of those years having a heavy focus on privacy. Prior to LevelUP, Eric oversaw the Advisors division at Focal Point Data Risk which provided cybersecurity, privacy, information governance, risk management, and audit services. He was very successful in growing these services as a result of his client and people first approach, as well as developing customized service offerings to align with client needs and the ability to build a team of highly skilled resources with diverse skill sets.

Experience, Skills and Expertise - Eric has diverse skill sets that steam from a technology background, evolving into risk management and regulatory expertise. A unique element of his experience relates to the implementation and execution of privacy programs, having deep knowledge of business processes, technology, and people. This understanding allows him to design, implement and maintain privacy programs with the goal of mitigating various risk factors while still allowing organizations to operate in an efficient and innovative manner. Experiences include helping organizations with regulatory and industry compliance requirements such as GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, GLBA, HIPAA, ISO 27001/02, and NIST 800-53.

Certifications and Education - Eric is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC). He is a frequent speaker at national and regional events around the United States. Eric was also part of the IAPP Education Advisory Board Member, IAPP KnowledgeNet Chair – South Florida Region, and the winner of SC Media's prestigious Reboot Leadership Award in the "Chief Privacy Officer" category (2017).


Contributions by Eric Dieterich

  • Privacy Risks – How to Define, Measure and Report on Key Metrics
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
  • Finding Your Privacy Pulse: How to Use KRIs to Measure Your Privacy Risk
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Building and Managing an Effective Risk Assessment Program
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Validating Alignment to the GDPR Through Audits
    Speaker at Central Florida KnowledgeNet: August 21, 2018
  • Member of Education Advisory Board 2017 - 2018
  • Building a Privacy Practice from Ground Zero
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2015