Françoise Gilbert focuses her practice on U.S. and global data privacy and security in a wide variety of markets, including, among others, cloud computing, big data, connected devices, intelligent vehicles, artificial intelligence, robots and other emerging technologies. Her clients include public or multinational entities, cloud service providers, data analytics companies, connected device developers, publishers, Internet stores, insurance companies, manufacturers, service providers, trade associations, non-profit organizations, software developers, and others.
With more than 30 years of experience addressing cutting edge domestic and international computer, Internet and data protection issues, she brings a unique combination of practical business acumen, sharp legal skills, deep regulatory knowledge, and extensive experience of the information technology markets at the domestic and international levels.
Covering the entire privacy and security spectrum, she counsels clients on complex issues related to evaluating and strategically managing privacy, security, and e-business risks. She assists in the design of product and services to help meet the company’s objectives within the constraints of compliance requirements; the development of internal programs to help drive a culture of privacy and data protection across entire organizations; product development strategies aimed at meeting the privacy-by-design and security-by-design principles; the development and implementation of information privacy and security strategies and compliance programs; and addressing privacy and security in mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate and commercial transactions.