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Steven Adler

Adjunct Professor

Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Barney School of Business
860.416.0620 A422

Master of Science - Lally School of Technology & Management Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Bachelor of Science - Ancell School of Business Western Connecticut State University

Steven Adler is the Segment Privacy Officer for CIGNA’s Global Health Benefits business where his Team's accountability and focus is to ensure the enterprise complies with global, federal and state privacy laws by providing regulatory and risk advisory services to business partners, customers and regulators in 30+ global jurisdictions.

Courses Taught:

  • Negotiation & Conflict Response 
  • Management & Organizational Behavior 
  • Operations Management


  • Gartner Research Privacy Council
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals


The Inside Story on Outsource Planning; Security Management, August 2005

Information Protection Plan for Telecommuting Employees; Security Business Practices Reference Manual; American Society for Industrial Security; 2004

Conference Presentations

2014 - MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut (Hartford, CT) Topic: Best Practices for Privacy and Security: Protecting Valuable Information and Avoiding Liability

2013 - Rensselaer Polytechnic – Leadership Speaker Series Conference (Hartford, CT) Topic: Transformational Leadership: Leading Through Innovation

2012 - Rensselaer Polytechnic – Leadership Speaker Series Conference (Hartford, CT) Topic: Leading Global Strategies to Deepen and Expand Markets

2004 - American Society for Industrial Security; Annual Nat'l Conference (Denver, CO) Topic: Rethinking Risk Management Practices for the New Millennium

2003 - American Society for Industrial Security; CT. Chapter Conference (Hartford, CT) Topic: Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Impact to Security Management


Global Commerce and Engagement - Enterprise Risk Management - Regulatory, Privacy and Compliance