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December 5 - 7, 2021
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Ryan Smyth
Director, Privacy and Data Protection at Promontory Financial Group


Ryan Smyth advises clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues, including those related to information security and privacy, business continuity and disaster recovery, anti-fraud programs, vendor management, and enterprise risk management.

Ryan previously served as Senior Vice President, Chief Security and Privacy Officer for LPL Financial, where he also acted as the Vice president of Governance, Risk and Compliance, and a Director for Operations Systems.  He has also worked for financial institutions such as UBS and Citigroup and is an active member of numerous  professional bodies within Privacy, Security and Information Systems. Ryan brings a deep business background in the financial services space that combines compliance expertise, technical knowledge, and regulatory experience. Ryan maintains the following professional certifications; Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP); and Certified Business Continuity Professional  (CBCP).

Notable projects that Ryan has overseen include an independent assessment of a privacy program pursuant to an FTC consent order and an independent assessment of security and privacy program following a large data breach.