Paula Bruening


Casentino Strategies

Founder and Principal

Paula J. Bruening is Founder and Principal of Casentino Strategies, where she helps clients comply with new privacy regulation, and establish privacy governance programs within their organizations. She develops company strategies for influencing policy related to privacy and emerging technologies, and creates results-oriented, persuasive content for digital and print media.

Most recently she was Global Director of Privacy Policy at Intel Corporation, where she she developed and coordinated data protection policy across the company, focusing particularly on the European Union. Prior to her tenure at Intel, she served as Vice President for Global Policy at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP, a pathfinding privacy and information policy think tank located in Washington, DC., addressing cross-border data flows, emerging technologies, and cyber security issues. 

She was counsel for the Center for Democracy & Technology; Senior Attorney Advisor for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the Department of Commerce; and Senior Analyst for the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment. Paula has extensive experience working on information policy issues in developing countries and with international organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and APEC. She is a cum laude graduate of John Carroll University and earned a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. 


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