K Royal

K Royal is an attorney and compliance professional with 25 years of experience in the legal and health-related fields, which provides her a thorough perspective when implementing or overseeing programs globally. She is skilled in privacy laws, breach management, compliance, training and program development. K has a particular interest in technology along with its challenges and opportunities. K is an adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and is currently in the dissertation phase of her Ph.D. in Public Affairs. As an attorney, she has been recognized as a Forty-Under-40 honoree for Phoenix, as an educational leader through the YWCA, one of the top pro bono attorneys in Arizona, a finalist in the Silicon Valley Corporate Counsel awards for the Rising Star category, Member of the Year for the Association of Corporate Counsel (out of 40,000 members globally) and most recently as an Outstanding Woman in Business in Phoenix. Her areas of work mainly center around privacy and regulatory compliance while her personal loves are civic education, youth outreach, diversity initiatives and leadership training. Professionally, she is active in many areas, mainly IAPP, ACC and the State Bar of Arizona and serves on the boards of several nonprofits.