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H. Leigh Feldman

Managing Director, Global Chief Privacy Officer and Head of Privacy and Information Compliance
Long Island City, NY, USA

Leigh is currently the Head of Privacy and Information Compliance and the Global Chief Privacy Officer within the Corporate Compliance Group at Citi.  In this role, Leigh leads several related functions that touch on the collection, maintenance, use, sharing and disposition of information, including the Chief Privacy Office, Records Management, Compliance Data Governance and compliance coverage for Information Security, Enterprise Operations and Technology, Export Licensing and Citi Security and Investigative Services.

Prior to joining Citi, Leigh was the Chief Privacy Officer at American Express responsible for leading the Global Privacy Team and the Global Privacy Program across the Company.  Prior to that, Leigh spent four years as the Senior Privacy Executive at Bank of America, where he managed the Privacy, Information and Data Compliance team, and ten years at Merrill Lynch, where he was Chief Privacy Counsel and led the Technology, Privacy and Information Law team.  Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Leigh worked in private practice in New York specializing in Internet, e-commerce and corporate law. 

Leigh received his law degree from Georgetown University and his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.  In addition to being a lawyer, Leigh is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Manager.


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