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Regulations and the future of data

Andrew Burt (, Brenda Leong (Future of Privacy Forum), Boris Segalis (Cooley), Susan Israel (Loeb & Loeb, LLP)
2:05pm2:45pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1E 14
Secondary topics:  Ethics, Privacy and Security
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Data scientists, data and privacy engineers, privacy officers, and anyone managing a technical team




This September, Immuta and the Future of Privacy Forum will release a new version of their 2018 Beyond Explainability whitepaper, focused on privacy and security in machine learning and advanced analytics. (The original whitepaper can be accessed on the Future of Privacy Forum website.)

In this session, in conjunction with the release of their new paper, Andrew Burt and Brenda Leong convene leading experts on law and data science for a deep dive into the potential ways to regulate the use of AI and data-based systems. From the EU’s GDPR to California’s Consumer Privacy Act to China’s Cybersecurity Law, more of the world is choosing to regulate how data-driven technologies can be used. Come hear from some of the top experts in the world on why these laws are being proposed, how they’ll impact your data science programs, and predictions about what the future legal landscape has in store.

What you'll learn

  • Understand why new and existing laws on data are being proposed, how they’ll impact data science programs, and what the future has in store
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Andrew Burt

Andrew is Managing Partner at, a boutique law firm focused on AI and analytics, and Chief Legal Officer at Immuta. He is also a Visiting Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project. Previously, Andrew served as Special Advisor for Policy to the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Division, where he served as lead author on the FBI’s after action report for the 2014 attack on Sony.

A leading authority on the intersection between law and technology, Andrew has published articles in The New York Times, The Financial Times, and Harvard Business Review, where he is a regular contributor.

Andrew is a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Washington, D.C. and Virginia State Bars, and a certified cyber incident response handler. He holds a JD from Yale Law School and a BA with first-class honors from McGill University.

Brenda Leong

Future of Privacy Forum

Brenda Leong is a senior counsel and director of strategy at the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US). She oversees strategic planning of organizational goals, as well as managing the FPF portfolio on biometrics, particularly facial recognition, along with the ethics and privacy issues associated with artificial intelligence. She works on industry standards and collaboration on privacy concerns, by partnering with stakeholders and advocates to reach practical solutions to the privacy challenges for consumer and commercial data uses. Previously, Brenda served in the US Air Force, including policy and legislative affairs work from the Pentagon and the US Department of State. She’s a graduate of the George Mason University School of Law.

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Boris Segalis


Boris Segalis, vice chair of Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice, has focused his practice exclusively on privacy, data protection and cybersecurity for more than 10 years. He counsels clients on a range of privacy, cybersecurity and information management issues in the context of compliance, business strategy, technology transactions, breach preparedness and response, disputes and regulatory investigations and legislative and regulatory strategy. He advises clients on information law issues within data-based products and services, big data programs, smart grid operations, marketing and advertising, corporate transactions (including M&A, private equity, buyouts, public offerings and bankruptcy), state and federal investigations and regulatory actions, cross-border data transfer, vendor management, cloud computing, technology transactions, incident and breach response and pre-response planning.
Boris represents clients in a variety of industries, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. His clients include companies in the consumer products and services areas, online retailers and ecommerce, fintech, blockchain, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical, utilities, travel-related businesses, B2B SaaS technology, payment processing, and non-profit organizations.
For six consecutive years, Boris has been individually recognized by Chambers USA in the Privacy & Data Security category, and is recognized by Chambers Global for Privacy & Data Security – USA. He was also previously recognized by Crains NY 40 under 40. Boris is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals, has served as co-chair of NYC IAPP KnowledgeNet and served on the IAPP’s Research Board.
Before joining Cooley, Boris was the former US co-chair of Norton Rose Fulbright’s data protection, privacy and cybersecurity practice group. Prior to Norton Rose Fulbright, he practiced at two national firms, subsequently joining InfoLawGroup LLP, where he helped develop the firm into one of the leading privacy and data security practices in the US. Boris began his career in the aerospace industry where he worked as an engineer on the Space Shuttle and other space programs.
Boris regularly speaks on Fox News Live as an authority on privacy and data security issues. He is a co-author of the Privacy and Data Security Law Deskbook, Aspen Publishers, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, July 2010.

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Susan Israel

Loeb & Loeb, LLP

Susan Israel is an experienced privacy attorney who focuses her practice on developing and implementing data privacy policies and programs. She advises companies on how to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and on issues that continue to arise with respect to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She has experience drafting and negotiating data deals that protect privacy, especially in the context of advertising and related technology, as well as providing counsel on public policy issues in relation to both privacy as well as advertising law.
Susan maintains a broad knowledge of media, communications and advertising businesses, and has a pre-law background in broadcast news and publishing. She brings a deep understanding of the most complex and critical data privacy challenges faced by corporations and business entities, particularly within the media and advertising industries.

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Bo Rin Jung | Lead Consultant
10/14/2019 12:58am EDT

Hi Nieto

Is there anyway to get your awesome presentation?
or relative documents?

Thanks, Bo Rin

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