Michael H. Cox, CIPP
Chief Privacy and Compliance Officer
Michael joined Pathway Genomics to oversee the company’s top priority, your privacy. As the company’s chief privacy officer, Michael is responsible for ensuring the protection and appropriate use of all sensitive customer information across the Pathway enterprise. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). As a self-described “health-nut” dedicated to quality and healthy living, Michael was attracted to Pathway’s noble purpose of empowering individuals to improve their lives. He has a unique combination of enterprise risk management experience addressing strategic, reputational, legal, regulatory compliance, operational, information security and privacy risks.
As principal of SoCal Privacy Consultants, Michael established comprehensive, multi-state privacy and information security programs certified by an independent audit for compliance with all appropriate laws and regulations. At Capital One Auto Finance, he led the establishment of Capital One’s world-class enterprise risk management program, including privacy. Michael has also held executive positions at Goal Financial, U.S. Bank, and HomeFed Bank where he oversaw operations functions and deployment of new technologies in support of existing and new products. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Virginia Tech.