Alexander M. White

South Carolina Enterprise Privacy Office, Columbia, SC

As Deputy Chief Privacy Officer for the State of South Carolina, Alex serves as a state subject-matter expert on privacy, supporting privacy compliance and best practices for over 70 state agencies and entities operating in finance, healthcare, law enforcement, education, and other sectors. Alex is an attorney licensed in Illinois and the District of Columbia; serves as a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board; and is the founder and organizer of the IAPP State, Local, and Municipal (SLAM) Government Privacy Pros Affinity Group. On January 10, 2017, he was appointed by former Secretary Jeh Johnson to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC). Prior to joining the State of South Carolina, Alex worked in the insurance industry in emerging issues, enterprise risk management, regulatory compliance, government affairs, and product development, including drafting and review of cyber liability forms. He holds a variety of privacy, legal, cybersecurity, and risk management qualifications regarding American, Canadian, and European laws and regulations. He is a two-time graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a Juris Doctor cum laude.