Karen Smith, CIPP/US



Senior Director, Global Privacy

Ms. Smith is Senior Director, Privacy and Data Protection, McKesson Corporation, Inc. As Senior Director, Privacy and Data Protection, she is responsible for the development and implementation of privacy and data protection program strategy in consideration of US and Canadian regulations, EU Data Protection Directive, EU/US Safe Harbor, and other cross-border frameworks. She routinely provides guidance around data protection standards, and data de-identification/anonymization methodologies to support commercialize data products. Previously, Ms. Smith was an associate with Gust Rosenfeld, PLC, and Director, Billing Compliance, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Ms. Smith holds a juris doctorate and has spoken on privacy and security and related healthcare compliance topics.


Contributions by Karen Smith

  • Secrets to Scaling Your Data Privacy Program: Experts Tell All
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Big Data Medical Databases and Privacy: 2015 and Beyond
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015