Lorena Marciano is EMEAR Data Protection & Privacy Officer at Cisco. Prior to joining Cisco , she has been working eight years for top tier national and international law firms in Italy, Belgium and US with main focus on Data Protection and Privacy. She has actively participated in an Italian Data Protection and Technology Law Think Thank, providing independent policy advice on regulatory framework. Lorena is an Italian qualified lawyer and holds a Law Degree from University of Rome and a LLM in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. She is member of the European Advisory Board at IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals.