Cara Dearman, CIPP/US



Data Privacy Officer

Cara Dearman is the Assistant General Counsel- Member Programs, Privacy and Data Security for Sears Holdings Corporation. Cara joined Sears as the attorney in charge of strategic privacy and data security issues in December 2015 and subsequently was given responsibility for Sears’ data-driven member program, Shop Your Way. Cara is passionate about new technology, how it helps companies interact with consumers, and how companies handle the data they obtain. She is a firm believer that trust is the most critical aspect of consumer relationships. Cara speaks regularly on privacy, and consumer and personal trust.


Contributions by Cara Dearman

  • AI, A Privacy Odyssey: Conducting Privacy Assessments on AI Projects
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled
  • Habits of Highly Effective Privacy and Security Professionals
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2019 - 2020
  • Deconstructing Creepy: Making Sense of Consumer Privacy Choices
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Keys to Managing Privacy and Security Risk in B2B/Vendor Contracts
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017