IAPP Privacy Academy 2013
  • I learned something valuable at every session, the networking opportunities were fantastic, and the keynote speakers were really great too.
  • The entire structure of the program is outstanding. Good speakers, great networking opportunities and good exhibits. One of the best conferences.
  • Very well organized, privacy-specific education, and great networking opportunities. Great educational resource as well.
  • Valuable information.
  • Maybe one of the best [experiences] I’ve had. Great to see some prior colleagues, and meet some new ones.
  • Great format and content.
  • I enjoyed the diversity of the speakers’ topics and professional backgrounds.
  • Hard choice to make for breakout sessions.
  • Overall experience was great!
  • The breakout sessions I attended were informative and interesting.
  • Fantastic gathering of privacy professionals.
  • Great topic range, knowledgeable and skilled professionals, great networking.
  • Solid conference. Great content and networking.

Michelle Wraight

Vice President & Chief Privacy Officer
Pershing LLC

Michelle Wraight is currently the Chief Privacy Officer at Pershing, LLC, a BNYMellon Company, with enterprise responsibilities for managing the privacy and data protection program at the firm.  She has been with Pershing for 5 years.

Michelle has over 20 years of experience in the Information Security and Data Protection field, having worked in both the pharmaceutical and financial industries.  Prior to her current position with the Pershing Privacy team, Michelle was the Information Security Officer at Pershing Managed Account Solutions. Michelle has also held positions of increasing responsibility in the pharmaceutical industry, leading several Information Security teams.

Michelle holds a bachelor's degree in Information Technology, is a member of the FBI Infragard and DSAC Programs, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and has achieved CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) industry certifications.