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    Preston Bukaty
    GRC Consultant / Privacy & Compliance Specialist, IT Governance USA Inc.

    Preston Bukaty is an attorney and consultant working for IT Governance USA. He specializes in data privacy GRC projects, from data inventory audits to gap analysis, contract management, and remediation planning. His compliance background, and experience with operationalizing compliance for a variety of industries, give him a strong understanding of the legal issues presented by international regulatory frameworks. Having conducted over 3,000 data mapping audits, he also understands the practical realities of project management in operationalizing compliance initiatives.

    Preston’s legal experience and passion for technology make him uniquely suited to understanding the business impact of privacy regulations like the GDPR and CCPA. He has advised more than 250 organizations engaged in businesses as varied as SaaS platforms, mobile geolocation applications, GNSS/telematics tools, financial institutions, fleet management software, architectural/engineering design systems, and web hosting. He also teaches certification courses on GDPR compliance and ISO 27001 implementation, and writes on topics related to data privacy law.

    Preston lives in Denver, Colorado, much to the envy of friends and family. Prior to working as a data privacy consultant, he worked for an international GPS software company, advising business areas on compliance issues across 140 countries. Preston holds a juris doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law, along with a basketball signed by Hall-of-Fame coach Bill Self.