Shaundra Watson, CIPP/US

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BSA, The Software Alliance

Director, Policy

Shaundra Watson serves as Director, Policy at BSA | The Software Alliance, where she provides counsel and develops global policy on issues related to privacy, data security and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining BSA, Shaundra held several positions at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, including serving as an Attorney Advisor to former Chairwoman Ramirez and former Commissioner Brill, and as a Counsel in the Office of International Affairs. During her FTC tenure, Shaundra played a key role on notable privacy and security initiatives for over a decade, including the negotiation of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, implementation of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules, and development of policy on the Internet of Things and big data. Prior to joining the FTC, Shaundra practiced law at Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. (now Hogan Lovells). Shaundra clerked for Justice Peggy Quince on the Florida Supreme Court and is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.

 

 

Contributions by Shaundra Watson

  • The Impact of Data Localisation on the Digital Economy
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • FTC Chief Technologists: Perspectives on User Choice, Security & Accountability
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • India and privacy: At the crossroads
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Dual Certification: A Firsthand Perspective on the Interoperability of APEC CBPR
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2015
  • Global Privacy Update
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2014