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Jessica Block

Jessica Block

Ankura2000 K street NWSuite 1200WashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaUSA20006

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Data - Data Experts 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jessica Block is respected among sources for her strong experience advising clients on data security strategy and compliance management.

Biography

Jessica Block is a senior managing director at Ankura based in Washington, DC and leads the firm’s data governance practice. She has more than 15 years’ experience working with companies and counsel facing complex information management challenges.

Jessica specialises in helping organisations implement holistic strategies for data management and security. She works with internal and external stakeholders to operationalise policy compliance, execute efficient investigations and implement nimble responses to information demands.

Jessica has led efforts across the lifecycle of many complex and data-intensive litigations, investigations and transactions. She also assists companies with augmenting their compliance investigation processes through the deployment of advanced technologies and workflows.

Before joining Ankura in 2016, she was most recently a senior managing director at FTI Consulting.

Jessica earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. She is a certified information privacy manager, a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and a member of The Sedona Conference working group on data security and data privacy. She frequently speaks formally on the risks and rewards of data management.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jessica Block is an impressive consultant with a well-established practice that offers insight into matters such as compliance, information management and data handling.

Biography

Jessica Block is a senior managing director at Ankura based in Washington, DC and leads the firm’s data governance practice. She has more than 15 years’ experience working with companies and counsel facing complex information management challenges.

Jessica specialises in helping organisations implement holistic strategies for data management and security. She works with internal and external stakeholders to operationalise policy compliance, execute efficient investigations and implement nimble responses to information demands.

Jessica has led efforts across the lifecycle of many complex and data-intensive litigations, investigations and transactions. She also assists companies with augmenting their compliance investigation processes through the deployment of advanced technologies and workflows.

Jessica earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. She is a certified information privacy manager, a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Data Security and Data Privacy. She frequently speaks formally on the risks and rewards of data management. Before joining Ankura in 2016, she was most recently a senior managing director at FTI Consulting.

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