Irene Liu

SVP & General Counsel, Checkr

Irene Liu is the SVP & General Counsel of Checkr, a provider of modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and on-demand startups. At Checkr, she oversees legal, compliance, policy, and customer education teams.  She is also a regular speaker on topics ranging from government engagement strategies and risk management to AI, data privacy, and security.  She is a frequent writer and contributor to the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute and writes a blog series on “Using Your Platform for Good.”

Prior to going in-house, Irene worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, and the FTC in the Bureau of Consumer Protection.  She gained extensive international policy, privacy, and compliance experience while overseeing BlackBerry’s global law enforcement compliance team and at Lookout, an enterprise mobile security company.  Irene received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law and her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.

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