Kumneger (Kim) Emiru is a Director, Legal - Privacy at ServiceNow, where she focuses on global privacy compliance and manages ServiceNow’s AMS privacy team. Her responsibilities also include product counseling and support, drafting and implementing privacy policies and procedures, and advising on enterprise data governance.
Kim is an attorney with in-depth knowledge of global privacy laws, including GDPR & CCPA, and extensive experience developing privacy and cybersecurity programs, including privacy by design and incident response.
Kim began her career at the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights,
where she investigated HIPAA violations, including data breaches. She also previously worked at Workday supporting global privacy compliance initiatives.
Kim is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP US/EU) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). She is also a Fellow in Information Privacy.
Why do you think it is important to teach and train developers in data management skills?
When developers understand the value of proper data management and are knowledgeable about how to embed such data management principles into their development, they not only meet compliance requirements more easily, but they are also able to unlock a key market differentiator by producing privacy-enhancing technology.