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Taryn Crane

Managing Director, US Leader of Privacy & Data Protection Services
Taryn Crane is a Managing Director in BDO's Governance, Risk & Compliance practice with a focus in Privacy, Data Protection, and Privacy Technology services. She has consulting experience working across several markets including hospitality, retail, financial services, insurance, technology, life science, industrial, and nonprofits. Taryn has experience advising and delivering business transformation, risk management, information analytics, and technical solutions. She effectively engages across executive leadership, business units and technology teams to reconcile regulatory requirements and design risk-based and realistic solutions. Her experience includes performing gap analyses and risk assessments, privacy program implementation, data mapping and modeling, user experience (UX) design, process documentation and design thinking. She has served clients as their outsourced Privacy Officer, driving program strategy and leading the implementation of various privacy initiatives to comply with multiple global data privacy regulations. She also leads teams who act as the outsourced Data Protection Officer (DPO), providing guidance and monitoring compliance for multiple global companies. She is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/US Private Sector (CIPP/US), Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), and Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).