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Privacy SIG: Operationalising Privacy in Small & Mid-Sized Organizations

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Date and Time

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Event Category

Web Conference


Irene Fisher


Lisa O'Connell


Operationalising & Implementing Privacy is an onerous task for all organizations. More so for SMBs – who have limited budgets and lack of access to expertise. Yet, they have to comply with all applicable privacy laws if they have to stay in business.

This session focuses on an approach and framework for rolling out Privacy in SMB Organizations.


Janelle Hsia – Principal, Privacy SWAN Consulting

Janelle Hsia is a trusted advisor for strategic and tactical decision-making within organizations of all sizes.  She focuses on privacy and security while bringing a diverse background in leadership, business, security, privacy, and technology spanning over 20 years.  Her experience integrating privacy with security and technology helps companies operationalize their privacy and security requirements.  She creates comprehensive and tailored data governance programs for SMBs with a global presence.  Her passion is privacy and data protection training and awareness.  This fall, she is teaching a class on Privacy and Technology at the University of Colorado in Boulder.    She is an ISSA Privacy SIG Tri-Chair and one of our 2022 Volunteers of the Year.  She is a member of the IEEE Digital Privacy Working Group and an IAPP Official Training Partner. She holds the following certifications CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/US/E, CISA, PMP, and GSLC.

See Janelle Hsia‘s full profile.


Shivangi Nadkarni – Co-Founder & CEO, Arrka

Shivangi Nadkarni has over 24 years of experience in the domains of Information Risk, Data Privacy & Networks. She has handled multiple roles over the years at Sify and Wipro before she co-founded Arrka. Arrka empowers organizations to implement & manage Data Privacy & Security programs – via its Arrka Privacy Management Platform.Shivangi has authored the first text book on Data Privacy in India for DSCI (a Nasscom body) – for their DCPP (DSCI Certified Privacy Professional) program. She is also on the Asia Advisory Board of the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals – the world’s largest Privacy Body). Shivangi has done her Post Graduation in Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta and her Graduation in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani. She is also a CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor – from ISACA), a CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Professional / IT – from IAPP), a DCPP (DSCI Certified Privacy Professional – from DSCI) and a CDPSE (Certified Data Privacy Solution Engineer – from ISACA).
She is a faculty for Advanced Privacy Courses and a regular speaker at various forums.

See Shivangi Nadkarni‘s full profile.

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