Christina Ayiotis

Christina Ayiotis

Associate General Counsel, Cyber Security & Privacy, Lumen Technologies

Christina Ayiotis serves as Associate General Counsel, Cyber Security & Privacy, at Lumen Technologies. Prior roles include teaching a Masters Level Information Policy class at The George Washington University Department of Computer Science (Washington, DC area); Vice President, Security Services at the Options Clearing Corporation (Chicago, IL); Chief Cybersecurity Officer at WiseLaw (Melbourne, Australia); and Deputy General Counsel—Information Governance at CSC (Falls Church, VA). She also led global programs at Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, VA, as well as at Ernst & Young International and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in New York City. Recognized as an international subject matter expert, she has spoken more than 150 times since March 2006. She founded/Co-Chaired the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute and served on, inter alia, AFCEA International’s Cyber Committee and The Cybersecurity Canon Committee. She also served on the Boards of Directors of ARCS MWC, Fairfax Law Foundation, ARMA NOVA, Hellenic American Women’s Council and Women’s Bar Association of DC.

Ms. Ayiotis earned a J.D from William & Mary Law School and received her BS-Biology/BA-Philosophy (along with Minors in Mathematics & French) magna cum laude / University Honors from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has been an active Member in Good Standing of the Virginia State Bar since 1991; the District of Columbia Bar since 1993; and holds court admissions in the US Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Federal Circuits; the District of Columbia Court of Appeals; and the US Court of International Trade. She earned a Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache from the Goethe Institut and studied French on scholarship at the Alliance Française, Paris. In 2023, she earned the International Association of Privacy Professionals Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (“CIPP/E”) and the University of South Florida’s AI and ChatGPT: Impact and Possibilities Certificate; in 2021, the University of South Florida’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate; in 2019, the GCHQ Certified Social Engineering Course from Red Goat Cyber Security LLP; and in 2008, the Certified Records Manager certification. She is the extremely proud single Mom of a PhD Candidate in Neuroengineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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