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Becky Burr

Chief Privacy Officer and Deputy General Counsel, Neustar

J. Beckwith ("Becky") Burr serves as Chief Privacy Officer and Deputy General Counsel for Neustar. As Neustar's Chief Privacy Officer, Ms. Burr is responsible for ensuring that the company maintains state-of-the-art privacy practices that always protect customer and consumer information.

Ms. Burr was previously a partner at Wilmer Hale, practicing in the Communications, Privacy and Internet Law Practice Group. She also is a veteran of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration. At the FTC, Ms. Burr was responsible for competition and consumer protection policy in connection with information industry/electronic information infrastructure. She participated in developing the FTC's approach to competition, consumer protection, and privacy/data protection in the digital marketplace. Ms. Burr also was a founding member of the board of directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. She was recognized as a nationwide leader in the Privacy and Data Security field in the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions of Chambers of USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Business.

In addition to her expertise in the privacy area, Ms. Burr is an internationally recognized expert on Internet governance issues. She has served as a member of ICANN's Government Advisory Committee, country-code Names Supporting Organization Council, and legal counsel to domain name registries, registrars, and business stakeholders.

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Biography last updated January 18, 2013