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Andrew Clearwater

  • Director of Privacy
  • OneTrust
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Andrew's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers

Research interests

& Internet PolicyIntellectual PropertyInformation Systems SecurityData GovernancePrivacy


I am an attorney and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). I have an LLM in Global Law and Technology with a concentration in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law. My research focus is privacy law and data governance.

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Publications (2)

  • In the Beginning . . . An Early History of the Privacy Profession

    • Clearwater A
    • Hughes J
  • The New Ontologies: The Effect of Copyright Protection on Public Scientific Data Sharing Using Semantic Web Ontologies

    • Clearwater A

Professional experience

Director of Privacy


August 2016 - Present

Privacy Officer & Asst. General Counsel


November 2013 - August 2016(3 years)

Senior Editor

IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals

November 2013 - March 2014(4 months)

Center for Law & Innovation Fellow

Center for Law & Innovation

November 2010 - October 2013(3 years)


iCommons Ltd.

January 2010 - October 2010(9 months)

Research Assistant

Berkman Center, Harvard

February 2009 - December 2009(10 months)

Education history

LLM in Global Law and Technology

Suffolk University Law School

August 2009 - May 2010(9 months)


University of Maine School of Law

August 2006 - May 2009(3 years)


University of Maine at Farmington

January 2002 - May 2006(4 years)