Orrie  Dinstein
Chief Privacy Leader & Senior Counsel IT & IP
GE Commercial Finance, Stamford, CT

Orrie Dinstein is the Chief Privacy Leader and Senior Counsel for Information Technology and IP at GE Commercial Finance, a division of the General Electric Company. He has global responsibility for data protection, technology licensing, computer security, e-Commerce and intellectual property matters. Prior to joining GE, Mr. Dinstein was Counsel in the Intellectual Property & Technology group of the New York office of King & Spalding, handling litigation, licensing and corporate matters, and an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York. Before moving to the U.S., he worked for several years in one of Israel's premier law firms, and was an assistant professor at the Tel-Aviv University. Mr. Dinstein is a frequent speaker on privacy and technology issues and is the author of dozens of articles and book chapters on technology and intellectual property related matters. Mr. Dinstein received an LL.M. law degree (intellectual property) from New York University School of Law and is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Law (LL.B.). He is a member of the New York State Bar and the Israel Bar and was a co-chair of the New York County Lawyer's Association Communications and Entertainment Law Committee from 1999-2001.