Migan Megardichian, CIPP/C, CIPP/E
A polyglot, privacy advocate, and lawyer called to the bar in Ontario, New York, and District of Columbia. Migan is a senior program manager at the TELUS Data and Trust Office. She advises on privacy and data ethics with a focus on enterprise cloud services and Artificial Intelligence initiatives. Prior to TELUS she was a data privacy lawyer at INQ data law and Compliance Counsel at Volkswagen Canada.
Migan is no stranger to public life. She is a former appointed City of Toronto Councilor and a former elected board member of Skate Ontario and Freestyle Canada, to name a few. She also serves as the Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Rights committee.
Her academic achievements include a Canadian Law degree from the University of Windsor, an American Law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Ottawa and an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. She recently completed two Microsoft Certifications in Azure and Python and was very excited when she received her 1st Dan black belt in Taekwondo back in 2015.
In 2022, Migan was selected as one of Canada's top 20 Women in Cybersecurity by IT World Canada.
Contributions by Migan Megardichian
Avoiding Privacy Storms in The Cloud
Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2022
- Member of Canadian Advisory Board 2022 - 2023