Lisa Branco

Global Data Protection Counsel, Gartner

Lisa Branco is based in London and has been Gartner’s Global Data Protection Counsel since CEB was acquired by Gartner in 2017. At Gartner, Lisa manages a team that oversees data protection strategy and implementation of the company’s global data protection program. She has 25+ years’ experience in data protection, and specializes in interrelated legal and technology issues, including data privacy and security, Big Data and data strategy, global compliance strategy, international data transfers, risk assessment, incident response, and records retention.

Before going in-house, Lisa practiced data protection law at ZwillGen PLLC and Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal (now Dentons) in Washington, DC. Prior to her legal career, Lisa spent over a decade as an information security consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.