Dakota Hitchcock


Dakota Hitchcock, FIP, CIPP/US, CIPM, CDPSE, CIA, is a Manager in the P&N Consulting Services Group focused on information privacy compliance with various international privacy laws such as the GDPR, LGPD, and PIPEDA, state privacy laws such as the CCPA, and sectoral privacy laws such as HIPAA, GLBA, and FERPA. He is also a member of the Global Advisory Board for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Dakota serves clients in a broad range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, insurance, hospitality, outdoor lifestyle, e-commerce, telecommunications, and higher education. As the Manager of P&N's Privacy and Data Protection service line, he has expertise in the following areas:

  • Privacy compliance assessments covering a range of data protection laws, including GDPR, LGPD, e-Privacy, CCPA, and PIPEDA
  • Building Centralized Privacy Programs for Multi-National Organizations and Data Sets.
  • OneTrust Privacy and IT GRC Implementations
  • Data Governance, Management, and Retention
  • Privacy Impact Assessments and Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • Data Mapping, and Record of Processing Activities
  • Marketing and Advertising Compliance

  • Education & Certifications
    • Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer
    • Fellow of Information Privacy
    • Certified Internal Auditor
    • Certified Information Privacy Manager
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States
    • Master of Business Administration, Internal Audit Program, Louisiana State University
    • Bachelor of Arts, Communications, Public Relations Concentration, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Global Advisory Board Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
    • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
    • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
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