Lorena Marciano LL.M. is Director and EMEAR Data Protection and Privacy Officer at Cisco Systems. She is responsible for overseeing the risk management, data protection program implementation as well as external relationships for the region. Prior to joining Cisco, she has been working eight years for top tier national and international firms in Italy, Belgium and the US with main focus on Data Protection and Privacy, Intellectual Property and New Technologies. Lorena is an Italian qualified lawyer and holds a Law Degree from University of Rome and a LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Technology Law in the US.