Darren A. Bowie is Global Chief Privacy Officer and Managing Director at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the world’s fifth largest financial group. Darren is responsible for developing and executing MUFG’s global privacy and data protection strategy. Before joining MUFG, Darren was Chief Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel at American International Group, Inc. (AIG), where he managed AIG’s global privacy and records and information management compliance programs.
Before AIG, Darren served as Legal Director for North America at Nokia, where he managed the legal group that supported Nokia’s business in the United States and Canada. Darren also was Assistant General Counsel at AOL. Darren began his career at the US Federal Trade Commission, where he served in a number of positions, including as legal advisor to Chairman Timothy J. Muris. Darren is a recipient of the FTC Distinguished Service Award and the FTC Louis D. Brandeis Outstanding Litigator Award.
Darren graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was an editor of the Journal of International Business Law. He graduated with high honors from the College of William and Mary, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Darren serves as Chair of the New York City Bar Association Consumer Affairs Committee. He is a contributor to Consumer Protection Law Developments (American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law 2009, 2016, 2020), and an editor of FTC Practice and Procedure Manual (ABA Section of Antitrust Law 2007). Darren is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).