Michelle Perez, CIPP/US, CIPM


Samsung Electronics America

Head of Privacy

Michelle Perez is the Head of Privacy at Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (“SEA”), where she is responsible for developing, driving and maturing SEA’s privacy program.  Prior to SEA, Michelle served as Assistant General Counsel Privacy for the Interpublic Group of Companies (“IPG”), a global network of marketing and advertising communications agencies.  Her responsibilities included the development, implementation and management of data privacy policies, initiatives, strategies and programs.  Previously, Michelle was Senior Privacy Counsel at Philips Electronics North America Corp., where she contributed to corporate efforts aimed at addressing emerging privacy and data protection requirements and growing the company’s privacy program within the U.S. regional organization.
Michelle is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and a Certified Information Privacy Manager.
Michelle is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.  She received her J.D. from Fordham Law School and her B.A. from Georgetown University.  


Contributions by Michelle Perez

  • IoT, Privacy and Security: Paradigms for In-Home Connected Products
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • DPOs Wanted: Making Your Next Move?
    Speaker at New York KnowledgeNet: September 12, 2018