Melia Arnett-Archie, CIPP/US, CIPM



Legal Counsel and Data Privacy Director

Melia Archie is Senior Privacy and Data Protection Counsel on Stryker’s Privacy, Data Protection & Technology Team. 

Melia has led Stryker’s Global Data Privacy Program since 2014. She focuses on a broad range of data privacy and protection issues, including cyber and data security, cloud agreements, managing privacy class action risks, cross-border data flows, navigating conflicts between foreign privacy laws and US compliance obligations, healthcare, employee data, due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, records management and responses to government surveillance requests.  She has extensive experience with privacy regimes in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America, and regularly leads teams across Stryker’s global network advising on complex international security and privacy matters.

Melia is a graduate of the University Of Tulsa School Of Law and holds a Bachelor's degree from Oral Roberts University. She also holds a CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.



Contributions by Melia Arnett-Archie

  • Metrics and Messaging: Ignite Your Program and Take Control of Your Career
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
  • Now What? Practical Tips for Navigating a Complex Privacy Landscape
    Speaker at South Florida KnowledgeNet: May 30, 2019
  • Data Breach Response: Tips from the Trenches
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • Taking a Pulse on GDPR Preparedness
    Speaker at South Florida KnowledgeNet: April 12, 2018