Verkada, a provider of enterprise building security and management, announced Elizabeth Davies has joined the company as chief privacy officer. According to the announcement, Davies will oversee Verkadas privacy and government affairs programs as the company continues to expand its product offerings and operations globally.

Davies has deep experience leading security, privacy and data protection efforts at global organizations. Davies was most recently at Splunk, where she served as its global head of data protection and its data protection officer, and built its privacy program from the ground up. Prior to Splunk, Davies was senior legal counsel at Advent Software and general counsel at New Generation Computing.

Privacy is fundamental to our work at Verkada, said Filip Kaliszan, CEO of Verkada. Elizabeth shares our passion for developing products that help protect people and property in a privacy-sensitive way. She will be instrumental in guiding our privacy efforts, helping our products adhere to global privacy standards and ensuring we uphold our company-wide commitment to privacy.

Daviess appointment is yet another investment that underscores Verkada’s dedication and commitment to privacy. Verkadas recent privacy-focused investments in its products include a privacy and security checklist, enhanced audit logs and additional administrative user controls.

At Verkada, privacy isn't an afterthought — its the foundation of the work we do every day to make products that help the communities we live and work in safer, said Davies. Ive spent the better part of a decade building privacy strategies and programs, and I can't wait to bring that experience to bear at Verkada and in the security industry more broadly.

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