Harvey Jang, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPT




Harvey Jang is VP, Chief Privacy Officer for Cisco Systems, Inc. He leads a global team of privacy professionals, lawyers, and engineers responsible for developing and orchestrating Cisco’s privacy policies and standards; privacy engineering, innovation, and insights; and compliance capabilities, certifications, and accountability frameworks. Harvey and his team represent Cisco with regulators, standards bodies, NGOs, media, and customers on issues related to privacy, information governance, and data ethics.  

Prior to joining Cisco, Harvey was Senior Director, Legal Affairs for McAfee. Part of Intel Security where he was lead counsel for privacy, security, marketing, and antitrust. In this role, he worked closely with engineers and product teams to develop and implement data protection policies and practices, design privacy enhancing products and functionality, and manage legal compliance. Before McAfee, Harvey was the Director of Privacy & Information Management and Chief Privacy & Security Counsel for HP; Senior Compliance Counsel for Symantec; and Litigation Counsel with O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

He serves as an instructor for the International Association of Privacy Professional’s (IAPP) privacy credentials (CIPP/US, CIPP/Europe, and CIP/Technologist), and is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics related to privacy, security, and information governance.

Harvey earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from UCLA and his J.D., cum laude, from U.C. Hastings College of the Law. He is also a Fellow of Information Privacy (by IAPP), Certified Information Security Manager (by ISACA), and Certified Information Professional (by AIIM).  


Contributions by Harvey Jang

  • Privacy and the Pandemic — Lessons from Cisco’s Experience and Research
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Member of Research Advisory Board 2020 - 2021
  • Emerging Privacy Protection Policy in Asia-Pacific and Interoperable Mechanisms
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2018
  • Growth of the Cross Border Privacy Rules System in Asia
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017