Sachin Kothari, CIPP/US


Johnson Controls International


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

  • Getting (Privacy) Things Done When There’s Too Much to Do
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Regulating Facial Recognition: Where Tech Meets Social Anxieties
    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
  • Member of Education Advisory Board 2018 - 2019
  • What Third-Party Compliance Will Look Like for Ad Tech
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Does Your PbD Framework Really Govern Technology Enablers?
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • The ePrivacy Regulation: It’s not just about cookies anymore
    Privacy Tracker
  • The Perfect Storm of Risk: When Mobile and Cloud Computing Collide
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Securing the Connected Car: Privacy, Security and Self-Regulation
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Member of Training Advisory Board 2016 - 2017