Attorney at Law, IT Law GroupFrancoise Gilbert is the founder and managing director of IT Law Group (www.itlawgroup.com). A dually qualified American attorney and French avocat, Gilbert advises clients on information privacy and security, data governance and cloud computing issues. She was named San Francisco 2014 Lawyer of the Year in the information technology area by Best Lawyers in America. She is also consistently recognized as a leading privacy and security attorney by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Ethisphere, Who’s Who in eCommerce and Computerworld. She is the primary author and the editor of the reference two-volume treatise Global Privacy and Security Law, http://www.globalprivacybook.com (2,900 pages, Aspen / Wolters Kluwer). Her expert column on cloud computing appears on TechTarget’s SearchCloudSecurity.com.