Courtney Barton, CIPP/US is Global Chief Privacy Officer at Willis Towers Watson, a global financial, broking and advisory services company. Courtney has extensive experience counseling clients on privacy, cybersecurity and information management issues, as well as a broad range of compliance and litigation matters. She has experience as both an outside counsel at Am Law 100 law firms and as in-house counsel at Fortune 500 companies. She has been a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals since 2009 and is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Data Privacy and Security Forum for the National Capital Region. She is an Advisory Board member of the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute and the Information Governance Initiative. Courtney also sits on the Board of Directors for the ACC – National Capital Region and on the IAPP Privacy Bar Advisory Board. Courtney is a graduate of Colby College, received her J.D. cum laude from Tulane Law School and an M.P.H from Harvard University. She is a member of the District of Columbia, Virginia (Corporate Counsel) and Louisiana State bars.