Kavitha Gupta heads the legal for Hitachi Consulting’s Asia Pacific region and is responsible for the range of legal, global compliance and governance matters arising in APAC countries. With an enriching experience of over a decade in IT industry, she is a leading technology lawyer and has extensive in-depth knowledge on privacy and data protection, intellectual property rights and compliance-related risks. Before joining Hitachi Consulting, she worked with Wipro Technologies and was responsible for the legal team, handling compliances and commercial contracts. She extensively worked on implementing new framework guidelines and compliance control programs and instrumental in implementing sophisticated computerized software in place for tracking globalcompliances. She is also a co-chair of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Bangalore and received the ‘Young Women General Counsel of the year 2015’ by the Legendary, Shri. Ram Jethmalani, Senior Counsel at the INBA 66thNational Law Day, November 26, 2015, New Delhi andbagged the ‘Technology Lawyer of the Year 2016’ Women in Law Awards by the Lawyer Monthly.