Adam Nelson is an Executive Consultant in the IBM Security Services Practice. As the Global Data Privacy Lead for IBM Security Services, he leads a team that addresses data privacy issues from a global perspective. Adam has over 20 years of consulting experience. His assignments have provided a unique perspective regarding the issues organizations must address when undertaking any process change from a security, privacy and/or regulatory perspective. These considerations include global data protection requirements, Privacy by Design (PbD), the Internet of Things (IoT), Social Media, Cognitive Privacy, Third Party Data Governance as well as cross border data transfer issues.