Former Global Privacy Officer, 23andMe,
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Kate Black joined Greenberg Traurig’s Data Privacy and Technology practices earlier this year; regularly advising technology, health, and life sciences companies on data protection and use strategy to advance innovative and emerging models of healthcare research and delivery. Prior to joining GT, Kate spent four years as 23andMe’s first global privacy officer. Her responsibilities included: developing, implementing, overseeing, and maintaining comprehensive privacy and data use policies, practices and procedures for the company. Previously, Kate worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) where she was responsible for developing and updating national privacy, security, and interoperability requirements for electronic health records. Before ONC, she was staff attorney for the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). Kate holds a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University and received a bachelor of science degree in health sciences from The Florida International University.