Vice President, Deputy for Information Governance and Privacy, OCC
An internationally recognized business executive and attorney, Christina Ayiotis brings a unique strategic perspective, honed from years of building substantive (geopolitically contextualized) cyber expertise. A true "Cyber Connector," she brings together cross-functional (and international) constituencies to foster productive collaborative solutions. She founded and Co-Chaired the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute and served on AFCEA International’s Cyber Committee, as well as The Cybersecurity Canon Committee. In March 2018, she was recognized as one of The Top 15 Women in Cybersecurity and InfoSec Today; in January 2017, as one of the Top 50 Women in Internet Security and, in July 2016, as one of the Top 20 Women in #InfoSec to follow on Twitter after having been named one of the Top #InfoSec People to Follow on Twitter. She taught a Masters Level Information Policy class at GW and served as Deputy General Counsel—Information Governance, at CSC (a global technology services provider). She led global programs at Booz Allen Hamilton, Ernst & Young International, and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. She served on the Boards of Directors of ARCS MWC, Fairfax Law Foundation, ARMA NOVA, Hellenic American Women's Council and Women’s Bar Association of DC. She earned a Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache from the Goethe Institut and studied French at the Alliance Française, Paris. In 2008, she earned the Certified Records Manager certification. A magna cum laude graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (BS- Biology/ BA-Philosophy; Minors- Mathematics/French; University Honors), she earned a Juris Doctorate from William & Mary Law School. She has been an active Member in Good Standing of the Virginia State Bar since 1991 and the District of Columbia Bar since 1993. She is the extremely proud Mom of a 20-year-old PhD candidate in Neuroengineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.