Scott Taylor, Board Chairman

Chief Privacy Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Scott joined Johnson & Johnson in August 2023 and serves as the Chief Privacy Officer, where he is responsible for Privacy, including strategy, policy, governance, and operations as part of the Global Legal Organization.  

Scott and his team will work with J&J business groups, regions, and corporate functions to assure the implementation of the company’s Privacy policies and programs and to prioritize and integrate accountability and social responsibility into new, innovative approaches to product and services development and delivery across the company.

In this role, he is a member of J&J’s Corporate Compliance Committee and will serve as the company’s global privacy representative with governments, external policymakers, NGOs, and customers.  Scott is actively involved in global initiatives to advance responsible, innovative uses of data while ensuring protections for fundamental rights.  He serves as ex-officio Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Chairman of the Board for The Information Accountability Foundation (IAF), a nonprofit policy think tank for Privacy, and as a private sector delegate in the current U.S. Administration’s efforts to globalize standards for cross-border data transfers.

Over the past 20-years, prior to joining J&J, Scott served as the Chief Privacy Officer of Merck & Co., Inc., and as the Chief Privacy Officer of Hewlett-Packard Company.

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