Janelle Hsia, CIPP/E, CIPM

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Privacy SWAN Consulting

President

Janelle Hsia is a trusted advisor for strategic and tactical decision making within organizations of all sizes. She has been focused on the field of privacy since 2015 and brings a diverse background with strong leadership, technical, and business skills spanning 20 years of experience in the areas of project management, IT, privacy, security, data governance, and process improvement. Her unique perspective regarding how to integrate privacy with security and technology helps companies operationalize their privacy requirements.  Her passion is creating comprehensive data governance programs for SMBs which blends the security, privacy, and risk disciplines. 


Being a consultant for over 10 years, Janelle has experience in many industries including technology, IT management, software development, high-performance computing, financial services, restaurant management, SCADA, construction/property management, government, integrated justice, education, human resources, and training. Her leadership experience includes Principal for Privacy and Data Protection Consulting, Director of Privacy and Compliance, Deputy Information System Security Officer, and Board of Directors for the Colorado Chapter of Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). She holds the following certificates CIPM, CIPP/E, CISA, PMP, and GSLC.