R Jason Straight is a Senior Managing Director and Chief Privacy Officer at Ankura, based in New York. Jason is a leader in the cybersecurity and privacy consulting practice and oversees Ankura’s internal data privacy program. He has extensive experience managing complex cybersecurity investigations and data breach events in a wide variety of industries involving a range of threat actors including malicious insiders, organized criminal operations, and state sponsored groups. In addition, Jason has overseen and led large data risk and privacy compliance consulting matters for global companies facing regulatory challenges arising from the General Data Protection Regulation, the California Consumer Privacy Act, HIPAA, federal and state financial services regulations and other frameworks. Jason also founded and led a Gartner-recognized managed detection and response business providing continuous network security monitoring and threat detection to companies in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, legal, and technology sectors. Jason has also served as the Chief Privacy Officer for an international technology services firm.