Francoise Gilbert Presents at Annual Disruptive Tech and Digital Cities Summit

SILICON VALLEY – Feb. 26, 2018 – Francoise Gilbert, shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be speaking at the 2nd Annual Disruptive Tech and Digital Cities Summit at Stanford University. The summit will focus on the influence of disruptive technologies on commercial markets in urban centers.

Ms. Gilbert will participate in the panel “Dialog on data privacy and security: a conversation with legal and policy experts.” The discussion will focus on the uses and misuses of personal data in today’s projects, and more specifically on data ownership, privacy law compliance, and how private and public sectors can cooperate on improving data security.

Ms. Gilbert focuses her practice and research on U.S. and global data privacy and security matters. She counsels clients on complex issues and compliance requirements related to evaluating and strategically managing privacy, security, and e-business risks. Some of her favorite engagements include designing data protection programs that comply with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), shaping digital advertising campaigns, integrating privacy and security controls in data analytics and artificial intelligence projects, identifying and addressing personal data issues likely to arise from the use of products or services used in digital cities, connected devices, intelligent vehicles, and other emerging technologies. Ms. Gilbert is the author and editor of the leading two-volume treatise “Global Privacy and Security Law,” published by Wolters Kluwer (, which analyzes in depth the privacy and data protection laws of 68 countries on all continents. She has received law degrees and obtained bar admissions both in the United States and in France, and holds CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

About Greenberg Traurig:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.