Christina Ayiotis

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Christina Ayiotis is an international business-focused attorney and consultant specializing in cyber, privacy, data protection, data analytics, innovation, cloud, electronic discovery, ethics, compliance, and strategic engagement. In 2012, she proposed the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute (CSLI), the only continuing legal education program in the world focused on educating in-house counsel (along with their outside counsel and advisors) in the context of working with C-Suite colleagues (CIOs, CISOs, CFOs, CPOs, etc.), Board Directors, and government (including global law enforcement). She serves as CSLI Co-Chair, an active member of the Advisory Board, and Chair of the Planning Committee. Since 2013, she has served on AFCEA’s Cyber Committee focusing on Internet Governance, Cyber Workforce, Internet of Things, and Leadership. She also serves as Co-Leader of Association of Corporate Counsel National Capital Region’s Privacy and Data Security Forum. A prolific speaker and social media user, she educates on a daily basis. For many years, she taught Information Policy at the Masters level for the Department of Computer Science at The George Washington University. From 2008 – 2011, she served as Deputy General Counsel—Information Governance at CSC. Prior to CSC, she created, deployed, and managed global programs in records & information management (Booz Allen Hamilton) and knowledge management (Ernst & Young International/Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu). A Certified Records Manager and e-discovery expert, she has spoken extensively on information governance. A community leader, she served on the Boards of MWC ARCS, the Fairfax Law Foundation, the Women's Alliance for Financial Education, ARMA NOVA, the Hellenic American Women's Council and the Women’s Bar Association of DC. She received her Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache from the Goethe Institut and studied advanced French conversation on scholarship at the Alliance Française in Paris, France. A magna cum laude graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (BS- Biology/ BA-Philosophy; Minors- Mathematics/French; University Honors), she received her Juris Doctorate degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary. She is the extremely proud Mom of an 18-year-old (Viterbi School of Engineering Dean’s List Junior) Trojan at the University of Southern California.