PODCAST: Be Prepared for GDPR: Procurement Role in Personal Data Protection & Privacy with Jen Warner and Eric Martin


Guests: Jen Warner and Eric Martin

“Anybody who is touching EU consumer data, customer data, anybody who’s touching HR, Human Resources, personnel data, and any contract that you have with an outside vendor that involves that type of data is subject to compliance and enforcing under the GDPR” – Eric Martin

I am joined today by two guests, Jen Warner and Eric Martin.

Jen Warner is the Vice President of Compliance and Chief Development Officer of Ashe Legal Group (a member of the Palambridge ecosystem). Prior to joining Ashe, Jen served as the Chief Compliance Officer of a Fortune 500 multinational company and, in that role, oversaw the company’s global data privacy compliance program.

Eric Martin is the Associate General Counsel and Global Privacy Officer for JELD-WEN in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is responsible for all labor and employment and privacy matters, including GDPR compliance.

Our conversation today is on the topic of GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, an EU-based regulation that takes effect on May 25, 2018. Once that date arrives, all organizations – regardless of their location – that collect personal data in the EU (including consumer data, customer data, employee data, other third party data) must demonstrate that they are in compliance or face strict penalties.

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