”Nonprofits can’t afford to assume GPDR doesn’t apply to them. The stakes for noncompliance are high—penalties can be as high as 4 percent of annual global revenues—and the reality is that the regulation will impact many organizations. ” – Karen Schuler – Governance, Risk & Compliance Practice at BDO
About Karen Schuler:
Karen Schuler has a broad background in managing businesses that provide governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) services. Over the last 25 years she has built and managed organizations that provide global investigations, litigation support, privacy, cyber investigations and data breach notification, and GRC integrations and implementation services.
Karen has worked on some of the largest data breaches to date and regularly consults with her clients to manage regulatory inquiries, investigations and serves as a Data Protection Officer for Global 500 organizations.
As founder of one of the first digital forensics consulting firms in the 1990s, she quickly became a thought leader in the areas of e-discovery and digital forensics and focused on intellectual property, securities, and insider trading investigations.
Over the years she has authored wide-ranging information governance, data protection, and e-discovery books and articles and has provided expert testimony for several high stake’s litigations, among being named an expert in more than 100 cases over the last 20 years.