Managing Director, Head of Privacy

Mirena Taskova, CDPSE (ISACA), DPO (EIPA)

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Bio

Meet Mirena

Mirena Taskova has over 15 years of wide-ranging privacy & cybersecurity experience and has profound insights into the latest worldwide privacy & cybersecurity developments. Her clients include Fortune 500 businesses in the high-tech electronics manufacturing industry, fintech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, oil and gas, as well as food/non-food retail industry. Mirena’s work includes advising diverse businesses on various complex privacy & cybersecurity matters. For example, Ms. Taskova has advised multinational clients on numerous GDPR privacy related issues, global customer-facing and staff-facing multifaceted privacy & cybersecurity strategies, the launch of new online services and products, privacy compliance for existing products & services, global privacy programs, transatlantic personal data transfers, personal data breach response, data subject access requests, Data Protection Officer strategy & engagements, launch of international HR databases, global privacy review of marketing practices (including cookies), privacy audits, etc.

Ms. Taskova has extensive international privacy experience – she has lived and has worked in the field of Privacy in the United States, as well as in various countries in Europe (e.g. UK, Austria, Bulgaria).

Mirena has a European Master degree in Law, as well as a Master of Laws (LLM) in Law, Science & Technology from the Stanford Law School in the United States. She also has a European Bachelor degree in Accounting & Control.

Mirena is a CIPP/E certified privacy expert by the IAPP [International Association of Privacy Professionals] and a certified DPO by the EIPA [European Institute of Public Administration].

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Experience

Professional History

Associations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E)
  • Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE)

Education

  • Stanford University
Industries Served
Mirena's Thought Leadership
5 Privacy Misconceptions Hindering Health Tech Adoption
Article
Proper understanding of global privacy rules is essential for innovation in the healthcare industry.

September 14, 2021
8 Simple Processes to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity
Article
Implement these controls to help mitigate the rising risk of ransomware and other cyberattacks.

August 18, 2021
Updated December 20, 2022
Digital Media & Ad Tech Firms Are Handling Stronger Privacy Regulations
Article
Data privacy is becoming more important and is being blended with cybersecurity efforts.

May 07, 2021