Analyst Profile

Lydia Clougherty Jones

Lydia Clougherty Jones

Research Director

1 year at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience
TN USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Lydia Clougherty Jones is a Research Director in the Data and Analytics Group, Office of the Chief Data Officer and Governance. Ms. Jones covers privacy for data and analytics leaders, using privacy principles to drive data value, data monetization, smart contracts, and compliance ethics. She has over 20 years of business and legal experience helping Fortune 100 and 500 clients in the online commercial space navigate data collection and data sharing initiatives while complying with privacy rules and industry best practices. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Boston University and Vanderbilt University.

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Jones was a Business and Legal Data Monetization Strategist, helping private and public entities navigate data collection and data sharing initiatives while complying with privacy rules and industry best practices. She also worked with businesses across multiple industries to expand business opportunities through data analytics, data insights and data monetization. Prior to her consultancy work, she was an Equity Partner in a major law firm. While in private practice, Ms. Jones was one of the first lawyers in the U.S. to practice Internet Law. Predating the start of the dot-com era, she launched an Internet Law and online privacy practice group advising clients on data collection/sharing and privacy issues, and using digital business alliances to increase revenue and growth opportunities.

Professional Background

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, Partner, 9 years
Private Consultancy, Data Monetization Strategist, 7 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Adjunct Professor of Law, Boston University Law School
Adjunct Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
Best Lawyers in America, Information Technology, 6 consecutive years from 2005 through 2010

Education

B.A., Boston College
J.D., Boston University School of Law
LL.M., New York University School of Law

Languages

English

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