About the Speaker
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    Jarell Oshodi
    Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Jarell Oshodi is a licensed attorney, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) with more than 12 years of experience helping a range of government agencies in privacy and data governance roles. She has worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Justice, and currently at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the Deputy Chief Privacy Officer. She is the Privacy Director for a non-profit called Black Girls in Cyber where she partnered with Google and IAPP to provide the privacy curriculum for their first Privacy Cohort that will enable 12 women to become Certified Information Privacy Technologists (CIPTs) and get jobs in the privacy field. She has also served as a keynote speaker, provided privacy awareness workshops, and created on-demand e-learning training modules for Fortune 500 companies.

    She has used her expertise over the years to develop a proprietary privacy framework that teaches data privacy best practices within global organizations. Her trainings and workshops help companies enhance privacy compliance, build trust, and create a competitive edge. Her e-learning modules have helped create thousands of privacy champions around the world.

    She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Hampton University where she graduated magna cum laude and was honored as a 40 under 40 alumna. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from Mercer University. She is a proud New Orleans native living right outside Atlanta with her husband and two boys.