Doug Luftman is V.P. Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for DocuSign. He provides strategic counsel on compliance, data governance, innovation protection, government affairs, and more. Doug’s 20-year career includes a law practice at Fenwick & West LLP and an externship at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also served as General Counsel to four Silicon Valley startups. Doug brings a unique gravitas in advancing innovation and digital transformation through his work in this area at government executive, legislative and judiciary levels, and leading academic institutions. Nationally recognized as a legal expert in STEM initiatives, he is often feted and featured in top publications (Forbes, Fortune) and trade associations (IP Owners Association, IEEE).