14: GDPR Compliance Satisfying EU Data Protection Rules (Runtime: 14:57 minutes)
In this 14th session of Export-U we will discuss the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, commonly known as the GDPR, that went into effect in May of 2018. We will provide a high-level overview of the GDPR, how it could potentially impact your business, and what you can do to ensure your company's compliance.
George Tracy, who teaches this session, is Director of the International Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Foreign Commercial Service in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining ITA, he was Director of Professional Services at ServiceNow, VP of Global System Solutions at ETI, Regional Manager for Latin America at Oracle, and Practice Manager for BDO Siedman’s International Business Services Group, supervising consultants throughout the Southeast U.S. and Latin America. He has led various teams over the years in the development of best practice engagement methodologies related to optimization of international business operations and multi-national customer engagements. George earned a BBA from James Madison University in International Business and Economics, and holds an MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management. He is also a certified Agile Practitioner (ACP) and Project Manager (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, a certified SixSigma consultant, and a Certified Global Business Professional (NASBITE).
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