Cynthia Cole, CIPP/E, has more than 18 years of experience representing global companies and private equity funds in complex strategic transactions. Clients benefit from Ms. Cole's experience as CEO and General Counsel in public and private companies. She has extensive experience with technology companies, and a focus on technology and cross-border transactions, including leading Telecommunications, Software/SaaS and Semiconductor. She is experienced with data privacy, including the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and regularly advises clients on data privacy issues and compliance strategies, internal data audits and Data Protection Addendums for controllers and processors for SaaS and global cloud hosting companies. She creates data sharing and licensing agreements for software and telecom companies with a focus on data privacy, protection, storage and cross border transfer of personal information and manages privacy diligence in transactional, M&A and other strategic business transactions.