Jason Straight, CIPP/US



Senior Managing Director, CPO

Jason Straight is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Privacy Officer at Ankura, based in the New York Office.  Jason is a leader in the cybersecurity and privacy consulting practice and oversees Ankura’s internal data privacy program.  He has extensive experience managing complex cybersecurity investigations and data breach events in a wide variety of industries involving a range of threat actors including malicious insiders, organized criminal operations and state sponsored groups.  In addition, Jason has overseen and led large data risk and privacy compliance consulting matters for global companies facing regulatory challenges arising from the General Data Protection Regulation, the California Consumer Privacy Act, HIPAA, federal and state financial services regulations and other frameworks.  Jason also founded and led a Gartner-recognized Managed Detection and Response business providing continuous network security monitoring and threat detection to companies in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, legal and technology sectors.  Jason has also served as the Chief Privacy Officer for an international technology services firm.


Contributions by Jason Straight

  • Deploying Privacy Technology from Strategy to Execution
  • Deploying Privacy Technology From Strategy to Execution
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • The Privacy Advisor Podcast Live: Lessons from the Equifax Breach and Response
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • GDPR Gets Real: A Procrastinator’s Guide to Technical Compliance Challenges
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Attackers Can’t Steal What Isn't There! Reducing Risk through Data Minimization
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • E-discovery and Forensic Challenges in the Cloud
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015