Douglas Swetnam

Section Chief - Data Privacy & Identity Theft Unit, Office of Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita

Douglas Swetnam is Section Chief - Data Privacy & Identity Theft Unit in the Office of Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita.  He has managed the review and investigation of several thousand data breaches.  He led the state’s investigation and litigation against Equifax, obtaining a $19.5 million judgment.  He has led multi-state litigation and multi-state investigations in matters involving technology, data breaches and HIPAA.  He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Legal and Insurance working group for the Indiana Executive Cybersecurity Council.  He helped form the Indiana Identity Theft Task Group with USSS, FBI, SSA OIG, IRS, US Marshalls, US Postal Inspector and state and local law enforcement.  He has testified before U.S. Congressional panels and a General Accounting Office investigation related to unemployment claims.  He has served on a working group and led a panel for The Sedona Conference at it’s WG 11 data privacy annual meeting.   In his early career he was a litigator, where he represented insurance companies in both third party and first party cases.  Prior to joining the Indiana Attorney General’s office, he served as Global Director of Web Technologies for a Fortune 200 company and subsequently worked in various capacities for two additional Fortune 500 companies.