Steven M. Emmert

Steven M. Emmert is the Senior Director for Government & Industry Affairs with RELX Group. RELX Group is a world leading provider of professional information solutions and is the parent company of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, LexisNexis Legal & Professional, Elsevier, and Reed Exhibitions. Mr. Emmert works on federal and international policy issues in the areas of privacy, data security, cyber security, big data, analytics, cloud computing, identity management, technology policy, information policy, and copyright law. In his previous role as in-house counsel, Mr. Emmert worked extensively with data and information licensing, data rights acquisition, and rights management as well as with privacy oversight and compliance. Prior to joining LexisNexis in 1989, Mr. Emmert was in-house counsel with OCLC Online Computer Library Center in Dublin, Ohio.

Mr. Emmert is active in policy work through a number of industry trade associations including CompTIA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Consumer Data Industry Association and participates in a number of industry groups focused on global policies including the Global Privacy Alliance, the Center for Information Policy Leadership, and the U.S. Council for International Business. Mr. Emmert is a member of the American Bar Association and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

He earned his J.D. in 1982, and his B.A. in 1979, both from The Ohio State University. He is admitted to the bar of the State of Ohio, and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio and the District of Columbia, the D.C. Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.