Full Name
Mary Ann Le Fort
Job Title
Chief Privacy Officer
Speaker Bio
Mary Ann joined the legal team at Priceline in August, 2009 and has served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Compliance since 2015, adding responsibilities for Privacy compliance in 2017. In that role, Mary Ann has been responsible for all facets of the company’s compliance program, including investigations, training, reporting, advising the business, and driving the values of the company’s Code of Conduct deep into the culture. Now leading exclusively on privacy matters, Mary Ann also has advised the company on all matters involving building a privacy framework, including governance, Privacy By Design, third party relationships, incident response and GDPR & CCPA compliance. Mary Ann has established Privacy as a key function within the company’s risk management activities. Previously, she served the company as litigation and labor & employment counsel. Regardless of role, she is an enthusiastic booster of the Company’s inclusive, respectful and compassionate culture, and proud to serve the Company and her colleagues in any initiative to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Prior to her time at Priceline, Mary Ann was Counsel at Skadden Arps, in the Mass Torts and Insurance Litigation department. Following law school, Mary Ann was a law clerk to the Hon. Denis R. Hurley in the United States Court for the Eastern District of New York. She is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where she was a member of the Brooklyn Law Review, and of Vassar College. She has served several not-for-profit organizations, and is currently on the Board of Directors of Abundant Waters, Inc., which serves children in two public elementary schools on Manhattan’s West Side, providing free afterschool and summer enrichment programs. Mary Ann lives in Weston, Connecticut with her partner, Janet Maya and son, Antonio Maya-LeFort.
Mary Ann Le Fort