Courtney Fong is the chief legal officer and chief privacy officer of CompTIA, managing the global legal, compliance, and privacy functions of the organization. Courtney is a former computer consultant and system administrator and combines his industry knowledge with his legal expertise to serve CompTIA.
Prior to joining CompTIA, Courtney was the general counsel, chief compliance officer, and chief privacy officer for a number of leading companies within the financial services industry in the US and UK. He is currently an adjunct professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law and regular speaker at industry and legal events. His work with the American Bar Association includes a presidential appointment as chair of the Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education and other leadership roles in the ABA Section of Science and Technology Law and ABA Section of Business Law. Courtney is a past TEDx speaker and received the Top General Counsel award in 2016.
Courtney graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in communication systems and a certificate in network systems. He earned his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Courtney is a member of the Bar in the State of Illinois, the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Supreme Court.