Sachin Kothari, CIPP/US


Johnson Controls International

VP & Chief Privacy Officer

Sachin Kothari is the global Chief Privacy Officer of Johnson Controls Inc., where he leads a team responsible for all aspects of privacy program across the enterprise.  

Mr. Kothari is responsible for advising senior management, including C-suite executives and business-segment leaders globally, on laws and regulations governing privacy and stored data, ensuring that Johnson Controls complies with applicable laws, meaningfully addresses risks, and timely remediates issues.


Mr. Kothari is also responsible for managing Johnson Controls’ Binding Corporate Rules and coordinating as necessary with regulatory authorities globally. He directs and oversees Johnson Controls’ Global Privacy Program, including consistently implementing all aspects of the privacy and data security program across the enterprise.   

In his previous role, he instituted AT&T’s Privacy By Design program that brought the company to the forefront of structuring complex data and put forward a privacy governance framework on advanced marketing across multiple screens. 

Mr. Kothari serves on the Education Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and holds a an MBA and BA degrees from the University of Louisville.



Contributions by Sachin Kothari

  • Discussing the Data Protection Challenges and Successes of 2020 and Thoughts on 2021
    Speaker at Virtual Southern Wisconsin KnowledgeNet: December 15, 2020
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Industrial IoT: A Practical Approach to Not So Practical Regulations
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019