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June 2024 - MALSP Meeting - Unlocking Value: Optimizing Efficiency and Minimizing Risk through Defensible Data Retention Program

  • June 20, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • The Capital Grille - Minneapolis 801 Hennepin Ave. Lasalle Plaza Minneapolis, MN 55402 *Conference Center*


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June 2024 - MALSP Meeting - Optimizing Efficiency and Minimizing Risk through Defensible Data Retention Program


Legal, Privacy and IT teams can significantly reduce enterprise costs through their data retention program. Defensible data deletion is a powerful tool for mitigating risks associated with data breaches, litigation, and regulatory fines. It can also reduce cyber insurance premiums and data storage fees. Join our panel of experts for a discussion on data retention obligations under privacy regulations and how to build a defensible data retention program.


    Rebecca Perry, CIPP/US/G

    Director of Strategic Partnerships


    Rebecca Perry is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Exterro and has been with the organization for 28 years. She works with legal, IT, Compliance and Privacy professionals, along with their outside counsel, to accelerate compliance and mitigate risks in the areas of Data Privacy, Data Retention, Data Inventory/Mapping, Data Breach, E-Discovery & Digital Forensics.

    Rebecca has been a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the last decade and has been in the trenches with clients helping them solve complex data governance challenges.

    Rebecca speaks frequently on these topics to groups like the Association of Corporate Counsel, IAPP, PrivSec, Data Protection World Forum and Today's General Counsel. Rebecca manages strategic partnerships with legal service providers and works closely with law firm partners.

    Bill Roach

    Privacy & Information Management Senior Analyst

    Xcel Energy

    Bill Roach, MSL, CRM, is a Privacy & Information Management Senior Analyst for Xcel Energy. He is responsible for the company’s Records Retention Schedule and is working to modernize Xcel’s approach to IG and RIM. He has 45 years of experience in Records Management & Retention, eDiscovery, Litigation Support, and ECM related technologies. Over his career, he has managed records programs in a variety of industries. Bill has a MSL in Organizational Ethics & Compliance from the University of St Thomas and is a Certified Records Manager.

    Elizabeth Rauker 

    Global Records and Information Management Program Manager

    Medtronic PLC

    Beth is currently a Global Records and Information Management Program Manager for Medtronic PLC. Beth joined Medtronic as the lead eDiscovery Manager in November 2008 focusing on managing eDiscovery costs as well as developing and documenting eDiscovery processes and procedures. Beth as part of the MDT team, used innovative automation to create an eDiscovery program that is recognized in the legal industry as “Best in Class.”

    Beth now provides internal consulting services to the eDiscovery team and is also the Legal liaison to Medtronic’s IT organization. In the liaison role, Beth effectively translates legal and technical requirements – serving as a bridge to ensure technology and applications are implemented meeting compliance, legal and regulatory requirements. Beth leverages her broad and deep partnerships with IT to facilitate discussions across the organization with respect to information governance efforts, while mitigating risk with respect to implementation of new business technologies including cloud solutions and social media.

    Prior to joining Medtronic, Beth was a Senior eDiscovery project manager for Merrill Corporation where she planned and managed large eDiscovery matters for major law firms and large corporate clients. In addition, Beth has 30+ years legal industry experience working as paralegal and senior paralegal for such firms as Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP and Robins Kaplan LLP.

     Lunch Sponsored By: Exterro


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