What Is HR's Role in Data Protection and Privacy?

2019 Annual Conference & Exposition
Learn why HR needs to take a leadership role when it comes to data protection and privacy.

Whether employees realize it or not, they are regularly exposed to sensitive data. We live in a world of increasing threats to data security, along with fast-evolving international regulations for data protection and privacy. HR naturally needs to take a lead in establishing a data security culture and in setting expectations of behavior around data protection. But should HR’s responsibilities go beyond employee awareness and training?

Learning Objectives:

  • Why data privacy is important to HR.
  • The impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on HR globally.
  • Specific steps that HR can take to prepare for future data privacy regulations.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Kim Lessley


Kim Lessley, Director, Solution Management, SAP SuccessFactors has over 25 years of experience in the technology industry in both small and large organizations. Her experience includes working on global implementations, managing complex projects across geographies and time zones, running a multi-million dollar line of business, and defining positioning and messaging to help the market understand the value proposition of SAP products. She enjoys helping organizations feel confident in operating in the cloud and understanding how SAP SuccessFactors can help them run better.

LVCC N252-256
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Concurrent Session
Business Acumen
Ethical Practice
HR Expertise
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