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Jon   Westlund

Jon Westlund

Senior Privacy Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Jon Westlund is Senior Privacy Counsel at Epsilon. In this role, Jon is responsible for developing Epsilon’s global privacy program, implementing GDPR, establishing robust incident management and drafting and negotiating privacy and security-related terms and conditions.  Working with senior management to develop and foster a vision for privacy programs, Jon ensures that Epsilon’s interconnected business practices deliver world-class technology integration and marketing experiences, helping clients’ business grow.

Prior to joining Epsilon, Jon served as Vice-President in the Global Privacy Group of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation where he was responsible for incident management, international data transfers, privacy audits and information management. While there, he successfully led a cross-functional team in the development and implementation of privacy and information security programs ensuring compliance with a Stipulated Order settlement entered into in the landmark cybersecurity case of FTC v. Wyndham.

Prior to joining Wyndham, Jon served as Corporate Counsel & Deputy Privacy Officer at T-Systems North America providing strategic advice and direction as Deutsche Telekom’s North American Privacy Counsel. His background includes serving as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office.

Jon is admitted to the New York State Bar and a Certified Information Privacy Professional / United States – private sector by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He received his law degree from New York Law School and a B.A. degree from Gustavus Adolphus College.

Jon is a frequent speaker at events sharing his expertise and insights related to various privacy matters. He serves as board member for WhitePlains Planning Board, a non-profit organization, and provides pro bono and community services for children.


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