Category: Chief Privacy Officer
Name: Eric Dieterich
Title: Data Privacy Practice Leader
Company: Focal Point Data Risk, LLC
Why nominated: An active member and supporter of the privacy community and has worked with clients in a number of industries including healthcare and financial services where privacy issues abound.
Profile: Dieterich joined Focal Point Data Risk in 2006 after stints at Morgan Stanley, Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen. At each stop in his career Dieterich developed and implemented privacy programs assisting them in their effort to become compliant with local and international data privacy laws.
And he has continued with Focal Point Data Risk.
Four years ago Dieterich started Focal Point Data Risk’s Data Privacy Practice growing it from a group where he was the lone member to the second-largest privacy practice in the U.S. with 30 members. He leads the team’s work on innovative and crucial privacy projects spanning HIPAA, vendor risk management and international data transfer matters, including the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation for the EU.
What colleagues say: “Over the past four years, Eric has acted as the go-to data privacy advisor and provided excellent leadership across the company. He has built an industry recognized team of former Chief Privacy Officers, legal experts, and IT auditors, and together they have tackled transformative data privacy projects for many Fortune 100 companies.”
– Yong-Gon Chon, CEO, Focal Point Data Risk