Kim Howell

Senior Director of Privacy, Microsoft

Kim Howell is the Senior Director of Privacy for Microsoft’s Marketing and Consumer Business. She has worked at Microsoft for over 20 years taking her first privacy role in 2002.

She has helped guide the companies approach to privacy governance playing a lead role in policy development, training & awareness, incident management, and compliance measurement. In her current role she manages a team that focuses on responsible data use by the Marketing and Consumer Business organization as well as driving Microsoft’s strategy for managing customer contact permissions.

My Sessions

How to Turn Privacy into Your Business Differentiation and Social Responsibility

53% of countries will have GDPR-like regulations within the coming two years. With increasing complexity and change across regulations, organizations need to ensure privacy remains top of mind and is not just seen as a cost center. This means moving from reactive to proactive approach by holding employees accountable, driving policy awareness and automating polices thus increasing productivity. Hear how Microsoft was able to realize competitive advantage through implementing privacy regulations and going beyond GDPR and CCPA.

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