Joseph Facciponti is the Executive Director of NYU School of Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and an Adjunct Professor at NYU and Cornell Law School. He is a former cybercrime and complex frauds federal prosecutor with in-house and private practice experience in internal investigations, data breaches, and regulatory matters concerning cybersecurity, data privacy, and financial crime.
For nine years, he was a prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, where he won an FBI Director’s award for outstanding cyber investigation. Later, Facciponti was Deputy Head of global internal investigations at HSBC where he led a wide range of investigations of potential financial crime in every geographic region in which the bank does business. He has also spent over eight years in private practice counseling clients on financial crime, cybersecurity, and data privacy issues.
Facciponti is currently the Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Privacy, Data Security and Information Technology Litigation, and the former Chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Cybersecurity & Cybercrime Subcommittee of the Information Technology & Cyber Law Committee. He holds a JD, magna cum laude, from Cornell Law School and a BA in philosophy from Yale University.