Lauren Reid, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP

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Sidewalk Labs

Director of Data Governance and Privacy

Lauren Reid is a global privacy compliance expert, specializing in BCR and GDPR. She has over 10 years' experience in privacy and data protection. Her broad range of experience includes consulting/advisory, in-house privacy officer, and software and program implementation support.
 
Lauren has an in-depth knowledge of privacy laws and the global compliance environment, supported by hands on experience implementing programs at the technical and operational level in various industries including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, oil & gas, software, retail, and others. Lauren has published and presented thought leadership in the areas of privacy governance, privacy assurance, privacy compliance, and privacy issues in cloud computing.
 
Prior to establishing her consulting practice, Lauren led the Accountability Management Solutions department at Nymity and oversaw EU Operations.  In that role, she was responsible for the Nymity Attestor™ solution design, implementation and support. She is the co-author of the Nymity Privacy Management Accountability Framework™, the Data Privacy Accountability Scorecard™, and numerous related tools, including the GDPR Readiness Assessment Questions and the BCR Readiness Assessment Tool.
 
Prior to Nymity, Lauren was Senior Manager accountable for strategic privacy initiatives at Bank of Montreal, one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. For over six years, Lauren was part of KPMG’s Global Privacy Centre of Excellence, leading the privacy advisory services initiative for Canada and advising clients across industries and sectors on privacy, information security and governance, risk and compliance. She worked in the U.S., Netherlands, U.K., and Canada, and served as the global Data Protection Manager for KPMG International.
 
Lauren is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Manager (CIPP/US, CIPM) as well as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). She also holds an ISEB certification in Data Protection: UK Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts from the British Standards Institute.

 
 

 

Contributions by Lauren Reid

  • Sidewalk Toronto: Privacy by Design in Urban Innovation
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2018
  • GDPR, Adequacy and Business: A Canadian Balancing Act
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2018
  • May 2018 and Beyond—Top 10 Operational Responses for Ongoing GDPR Compliance
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • Top 10 Operational Responses to GDPR: What You Should Do When - SOLD OUT
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • Demonstrating Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2016
  • Demonstrating Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Two Years into a Global Privacy Compliance Program: Lessons Learned
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015
  • Speaker at IAPP Symposium 2011
  • Demonstrating Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Demonstrating Accountability
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2014
  • Getting to Accountability: Enhancing Your Privacy Management Program
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2015
  • Your Binding Corporate Rules Have Been Approved...Now What? A Case Study on Monitoring Compliance
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2015
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    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2014