Speakers / Authors:
Orrie Dinstein is the Chief Privacy Leader at GE Capital, a division of the General Electric Company. He has global responsibility for data protection. Mr. Dinstein works closely with the IT and information security teams as well as other functions to establish policies, procedures, processes and tools related to data privacy and security and social media related matters. He is also the lead intellectual property lawyer at GE Capital.
Prior to joining GE, Mr. Dinstein was Counsel in the Intellectual Property & Technology group of the New York office of King & Spalding, handling litigation, licensing and corporate matters, and an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York. Before moving to the U.S., he worked for several years in one of Israel's premier law firms, and was an assistant professor at the Tel-Aviv University. Mr. Dinstein is a frequent speaker on privacy, social media and technology matters and is the author of dozens of articles and book chapters on technology and intellectual property related matters.
Mr. Dinstein is a member of the New York State Bar, Connecticut State Bar (In-House License) and the Israel Bar and was a co-chair of the New York County Lawyer's Association Communications and Entertainment Law Committee from 1999-2001. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. He received an LL.M. law degree from New York University School of Law, and is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Law.
Carolyn C. Holcomb
Carolyn C. Holcomb is a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta with over 21 years of experience helping clients manage their risk and systems of internal control, specializing in information technology and business process. She leads the Risk Assurance Data Protection & Privacy practice and in so doing, assesses and provides recommendations for improving companies' information security and privacy programs. She helps organizations build and enhance their privacy and information security programs and ensure they will be sustainable over the long term. She focuses on governance and risk assessment, data inventories, flows, and classifications. She helps organizations assess their program models, training and awareness programs, communications across the organization, and systems of control.
In addition, Ms. Holcomb also signs attestations when PwC serves as the Assessor in response to requirements from various regulators such as the FTC and OCR. She serves our public external audit clients by auditing the internal controls and information systems for both financial statement audits and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 attestations. In addition, she signs AICPA SOC and other attestation reports.
In the past, Ms. Holcomb led the Internal Audit Department of a multi-billion dollar pubic company for five years. She has led other internal audit departments, helped many internal audit departments improve their processes and methodologies, and led enterprise-wide risk assessments. She also spent five years performing financial statement audits for clients. As a result, she is also well-versed in the manner in which internal controls play a significant role in the financial statement audit and as well as in the business processes of companies.
Ms. Holcomb also led the initial implementation of Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 on a $32B public, global company. She helped the client develop its approach, methodology, tools, and templates. She also helped them implement the procedures and complete their initial round of documentation and testing in preparation for management's assertion, and as such, has a strong understanding of internal controls and the important role they play in business.
Ms. Holcomb is a member of the AICPA and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta. She is a Certified Public Accountant in several states as well as a Certified Information Privacy Professionals and Certified Information Systems Auditor. She has a B.S. from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from Georgia Tech.
Daniel Kaufman is the Deputy Director for the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. The Bureau works to protect consumers against unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices. Daniel assists in overseeing all Bureau matters involving privacy, data security, debt collection, and other financial matters.
He joined the FTC in 1998 as a staff attorney in the Division of Advertising Practices, where he litigated cases challenging unsubstantiated health and disease claims, including the Commission’s litigations against Rexall Sundown, Kevin Trudeau, and Direct Marketing Concepts. From 2005-2008, he served as an Attorney-Advisor to former FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras and as the Bureau’s Chief of Staff from 2008-2011. Prior to joining the Commission, Daniel spent four years as a litigator in New York City.
He received his B.A. from Cornell University and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was awarded Order of the Coif.
Boris Segalis is a partner at the New York office of InfoLawGroup LLP, a law firm focusing on privacy, information security and information management. Boris has extensive experience advising clients in variety of industries on the legal issues associated with the collection, use, disclosure and protection of personal information, including in the areas of employment relationships, healthcare, regulatory investigations, cloud computing and other outsourcing, corporate transactions, data analytics, marketing and online behavioral advertising. He frequently writes and speaks on privacy and information management topics, including on the InfoLawGroup blog.
Mr. Segalis currently serves as Co-Chair of the International Association of Privacy Professionals KnowledgeNet lecture series in New York City. He is also an adjunct professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, where he teaches a graduate course on managing intellectual capital.
Mr. Segalis received his J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 2003 and his B.S. from Georgia Tech in 1996.