Lisa Ho


As leader of UC Berkeley’s privacy program, Lisa protects and promotes campus privacy values while overseeing compliance efforts for campus healthcare, administrative, and academic operations. She has eleven years of experience developing and implementing strategy and policy in higher education and twenty years of experience as an IT analyst and manager with domain expertise in policy, privacy, and security. She previously served as Berkeley’s IT policy manager, and San Francisco State University’s technology strategy officer. Prior roles include IT management and analyst positions in the technology and retail sectors.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • The Higher Education CPO Primer, Part 1: A Welcome Kit for Chief Privacy Officers in Higher Education
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports

    The Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers Working Group has created this resource to serve as a welcome kit for CPOs in higher education. The CPO Primer (part one) is intended to provide an overview and introductory body of knowledge to help new CPOs (or those new to higher education) better understand their job and the challenges unique to colleges and universities. The main audience for this document is a CPO or person with primary institutional responsibility for privacy.

  • Privacy vs. Privacy
    • Blog

    It's common to see privacy pitted against security in the form of the question, How much privacy are we willing to give up for security? Some call the security vs.

EDUCAUSE Presentations


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ELI Member

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers
    • Working Group, 2016 - 0001
  • HEISC Advisory Committee
    • Working Group, 2016 - 0001
  • Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers
    • Working Group, 2014 - 0001
  • Best for the West Planning Committee 2010
    • REGIONAL, 2010 - 2011