Eric Winston

Eric Winston is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Mphasis. Eric is responsible for Mphasis’ global legal and compliance function and policies. He has spent nearly 20 years guiding international, market-leading public- and private-equity- owned IT companies.

Prior to Mphasis, Eric served for two years as Vice President – Legal, at Syntel, Inc., an IT services company, where he was responsible for advising executive management on a wide range of matters including domestic and international, strategic and commercial transactions, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, employment, business development, corporate governance and compliance.

From 2002 through 2015, Eric served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of INTTRA, Inc., the world’s largest electronic transactional platform for the ocean shipping industry. His responsibilities included functions such as worldwide legal, privacy, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property, patent strategy, and compliance activities, as well as government and regulatory affairs. He also managed INTTRA’s human resources department.

Eric received his J.D. at the Emory University School of Law and a bachelor’s in Economics from Vassar College.

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Article 22 of GDPR states that AI cannot be used as the sole decision-maker in choices that have legal or similarly significant effects on users; human intervention is a must. Mphasis’ Eric Winston explores how companies can accelerate overall GDPR compliance while doing right by their customers. As the European Union completes one year of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), U.S....

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