Hilary Wandall

SVP, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel, FIP, TrustArc

Hilary is SVP Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel of TrustArc Inc. She leads the TrustArcPrivacy Intelligence, Research, Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Policy, and Business Development teams and the design and development of the company’s privacy frameworks and Knowledge, Intelligence, and Assurance Products. She also serves as Corporate Secretary of TrustArc. Ms. Wandall joined TrustArc in 2016 after 22 years at the global pharmaceutical company, Merck, where she most recently was AVP, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer. Ms. Wandall led the global privacy program at Merck for 12 years and the global compliance program for the Merck Animal Health business for 3 years.

 During her tenure at Merck, Ms. Wandall also held positions as a corporate attorney, marketing promotion manager and biomedical research scientist on molecular mechanisms of HIV and cancer.

Ms. Wandall has been involved in various organizations across the privacy and legal communities, including the Executive Committee of the IAPP Board of Directors and 2016 IAPP Board Chairman, Chair of the Board of the International Pharmaceutical PrivacyConsortium, member of the OECD Privacy Experts Working Group, and the Advisory Board of the Temple Law Center for Compliance and Ethics. In 2018, she was elected to the Board of Trustees of her undergraduate alma mater, Moravian College.

 Ms. Wandall received her law degree and MBA from Temple University, Master of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania, and Bachelor of Science in Biology from Moravian College. She holds the CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPM certifications. She is also an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She resides with her family in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.

My Sessions

Eliminating Complexities: The Power of Control-Based Privacy

The velocity of change in the privacy landscape makes it difficult for privacy leaders to keep up with new and ever-changing laws and regulations. One solution is for privacy leaders to mirror their Security counterpart’s lessons learned by implementing a framework and controls-based approach to privacy management.

Sign up for this session to:

  • Explore privacy management considerations from a control perspective
  • Understand the long-term benefits of a framework-based approach
  • Where to start when transitioning from regulation-dependant to a new alternative
  • Hilary Wandall, SVP, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel, FIP, TrustArc