José Tabuena is an attorney and compliance professional experienced in the direct involvement of challenging privacy and data security matters issues with multiple industries and perspectives ranging from serving as an organization’s privacy officer and attorney, to leading multidisciplinary teams on engagements as an external consultant at Big 4 firms. He combines legal expertise with the understanding of emerging technologies and brings hands-on experience in applying audit controls to work flow processes. Currently Mr. Tabuena provides healthcare compliance services with Axiom Law and global privacy consulting at TrustArc.
He served as Chief Privacy Officer for a major academic medical center developing approaches for data sharing controls and population health activities with affiliates and network partners. His experience encompasses clinical research activities, health information Exchange development, and guidelines on secondary uses of sensitive health and personal data. In the role of privacy counsel, he focused on technology transactions and data privacy including negotiation of cloud license and service agreements, as well as emerging areas of information technology such as mobile health applications.
Mr. Tabuena is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Law. He is a published author including a stint as a regular columnist for Compliance Week and is currently an adjunct professor teaching at Widener Delaware Law School and Southern New Hampshire University.