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Data Privacy Day at the U

The Privacy Office, in conjunction with UMIT, held its third annual Data Privacy Day on January 30th. It was exciting to see the UM community come together to learn about the importance of privacy in our evolving world. Miami native Kate Black was the featured speaker and presented “The Privacy Frontier in the Age of Digital Surveillance”.

Kate Black is a Shareholder in the Data, Privacy, and Emerging Technology groups of Greenberg Traurig. Kate focuses on consumer, health, & genetic privacy law, building comprehensive information protection controls to advance innovative and emerging healthcare and consumer solutions. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Kate spent four years as the first global privacy officer for the leading consumer genetics company, 23andMe. At 23andMe, Kate built the company’s data use and partnership program, data ethics standards, and global compliance function. Previously, Kate spent time at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Health Privacy group. Kate is often called upon to discuss emerging privacy issues with media outlets such as Bloomberg, the Washington Post, and Forbes.

It was a pleasure and honor to have Kate address the University of Miami community for Data Privacy Day.

If you were unable to attend and would like to watch Kate Black keynote, please click here to view the recording.