Alex Scheinman is the Director of Privacy at ACA Aponix, the cybersecurity and IT risk division of ACA Compliance Group. In this role, Alex oversees ACA Aponix’s data privacy practice by serving the needs of clients across the investment management landscape, including portfolio companies representing a broad of industries such as healthcare, technology and market research. In particular, Alex has been responsible for the design and delivery of data processing reviews and implementation support for GDPR and other privacy regulations and frameworks impacting his clients.
Prior to ACA, Alex served as a Privacy Manager in EY’s cyber practice. While at EY, Alex was responsible for driving privacy program transformation for multinational clients across various industries. Alex oversaw multinational privacy gap assessments for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies against regulatory and industry frameworks including the Safe Harbor and Privacy Shield frameworks, GDPR, PIPEDA, HIPAA and COPPA and many other national and regional privacy and data protection frameworks. Earlier in his career, he served as an adjunct professor at George Mason University teaching conflict analysis and resolution.
Alex earned a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Literary Theory and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University.