Ginny Lee

Virginia "Ginny" Lee '05


Ginny Lee

Professor Virginia “Ginny” Lee has worked in the high-tech industry for over twenty years. Currently, she is Head of Global Data Privacy and Director, Senior Corporate Counsel at ServiceNow. Prior to this, she was Director – Global Privacy at Starbucks where she established a global privacy program. She was also Sr. Attorney – Privacy/Security at Intel Corporation, responsible for providing legal guidance on privacy and security matters, especially as they relate to “Privacy By Design”. Prior to Intel, Ginny was the Director of Platform and Product Privacy at Yahoo! where she was responsible for the policy direction of Yahoo!’s varied products and platforms. Ginny has worked on policy, regulatory and compliance issues for the Network Advertising Initiative, a self-regulatory association for the third-party advertising industry. She currently also serves on the IEEE P7002 Working Group on Data Privacy Process, and the IAPP Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board.

In addition to her legal experience, Ginny has held positions in engineering and product management and technical support. she holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from the University of Maine, a MBA from the University of New Hampshire, and a JD from the University of Maine School of Law. Ginny is also a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US, /G, IT) and Manager (CIPM). She is admitted to practice in Maine, Washington and Oregon and is a registered patent attorney.


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