VP, Senior Managing Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection
Elise Houlik is a Vice President and Senior Managing Counsel on Mastercard’s Privacy & Data Protection Legal team. Based in the company’s Global Headquarters in New York, Elise manages privacy issues across multiple business divisions including marketing, digital products, core business activity, human resources, operations, and enterprise partnerships. Elise joined Mastercard from Fannie Mae, where she was lead Privacy & Cybersecurity Counsel, and served as a strategic partner with business divisions throughout the company to implement best practices, address cybersecurity concerns, and interface with regulators. Elise is active in the greater privacy community. In Washington, D.C., she served as Co-Chair of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) KnowledgeNet Chapter, and she is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the Sedona Conference’s Working Group on Data Security & Privacy Liability. Elise received a Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School after completing her Bachelor of Arts studies in English at Johns Hopkins University, and is credentialed as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States.