Former Twilio’s Data Protection Officer and Director, Global Privacy Governance Robin Andruss has joined Skyflow as Chief Privacy Officer. She will oversee the company’s privacy and data protection commitments for enterprises, fintech, and healthcare organizations.
With changes in privacy laws, data-sharing agreements and security recommendations by the U.S. and EU governments, organizations of all sizes are navigating an ever-evolving landscape. In her new role as Chief Privacy Officer, Andruss will be helping users understand the implications of the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), etc., on their privacy posture.
In addition to engaging with the privacy community on privacy by design, and evangelizing the vault architecture, Andruss will lead participation at industry events like IAPP and help frame public policy and laws that impact data privacy and sharing.
Andruss has held senior-level privacy positions at Google, Yahoo, and TrustArc. She has experience building, leading, and scaling all aspects of a privacy program and understands global governmental privacy policies and legislation, including GDPR, CCPA, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), etc. In addition to her professional roles, Andruss has also served as a faculty member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is a startup advisory board member.
Andruss brings deep policy expertise and is dedicated to solving the world’s data privacy challenges. Andruss says she is excited to lead data privacy and data protection efforts at Skyflow. “I’m passionate about all areas of privacy; learning about customer problems to help them be successful, whiteboarding the data flows of a new product or system, educating and developing internal champions around privacy, building further partnerships within the industry, and sharing thought leadership pieces,” Andruss says.