Stephanie Higgins

Vice President, Chief Privacy & Data Ethics Officer at Cognizant

Stephanie is a seasoned global privacy professional with over twenty years of experience managing complex privacy laws and regulations for multinational businesses.  Her focus is on privacy strategy including developing programs, policies, and processes necessary to ensure compliance and responsible use of data.  She joined Cognizant in January 2019 as Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer and leads a global team focused on devising and implementing a global approach to personal information handling.  Prior to her current role, she spent 18 years with Deloitte, most recently leading their Global Privacy Office and advising on data protection requirements impacting their global organization.  Previously as a regulatory consultant, she specialized in data protection and technology assurance and advisory services supporting multinationals in a range of sectors.   

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