Director, EMEAR Data Protection and Privacy Officer
Lorena Marciano is Director and EMEAR Data Protection and Privacy Officer at Cisco Systems. She joined Cisco as Senior Corporate Counsel in 2014 and then later has been appointed as their first Privacy Officer responsible for the entire EMEA including Russia. She is responsible for overseeing the risk management, data protection program implementation as well as external relationships for the Region.
Prior to joining Cisco , she has been working eight years for top tier national and international firms in Italy, Belgium and US with main focus on Data Protection and Privacy, Intellectual Property and Competition law. During this time she was also part of a European 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 in the US.
She served also as Board Member of the European Advisory Board of the IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals and she holds qualified certifications as CIPP/E and CIPM, as well as FIP.