Adriana Sanford

Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Clinical Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006

Biography

Chilean-American Author | Professor | Lawyer | AI USA Board of Directors | WEF Advisory Committee 

TEACHING

" Clinical Assoc Professor of Management. Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business

" Visiting Research Professor (Chile). Universidad de Talca, School of Business and Economics

" Deans Visiting Scholar. Georgetown University Law Center

" Faculty Affiliate. Center on the Future of War 

" Honors Faculty. Barrett Honors College

 

SERVICE

" Amnesty International USA Board Member 

" World Economic Forum Advisory Committee Member  

" CNN Dinero Regular Expert Contributor 

" International Institute of Management, Chair of the Board of Advisors - Think Tank Research

" MFG Talk Radio, Executive Producer and Host of "Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford"

" ISACA Keynote 

" American Program Bureau, Keynote Speaker

" APEC CEO Delegate

 

SCHOLARSHIP

" Featured in "Women in Engineering" book series in "Women in Security: Changing the Face of Technology and Innovation"; Chapter --"Under a New Security Landscape"

" Lead author. "Guide to Surviving Storms, Challenges, and Ethical Risks

" Lead author. "�tica Empresarial: Una perspectiva global

" Both books adopted by ISM to commemorate 100th anniversary

 

EDUCATION

" Law Degrees: Six years of law school. JD, University of Notre Dame Law School; dual LLM degree in tax and international & comparative law, Georgetown University Law Center 

" Graduate-Level Courses in Global Management: Thunderbird School of Global Management 

" Study Abroad (London, England): Year-long Concanon Program in International Law at Notre Dame Law Schools London campus; International Moot Court Competition

" Research Assistant/ Legal Internship (London, England): Georgetown Immigration Law Journal and corporate immigration legal intern, Law Offices of Paul Ferrell

" Judicial Externship: Judge Harry C. Dees, Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of Indiana

" Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in political science (magna cum laude), Arizona State University 

" Study Abroad (Santiago, Chile): Villa Maria Academy 

     

Dual Citizenship (Chile/ US) and fluent in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.  Webpage: http://www.adrianasanford.com/

Research Interests

Privacy and EU Data Protection Reform

Cyber Security 

Techniques and New Approaches to Detect Product Counterfeiting

Meeting Proliferating Anti-Corruption Standards (FCPA, UK Bribery Act, and Beyond)

Trend Towards Regulated Transparency: Preventing Human Rights-Related Risks in the Global Supply Chain

 

Courses

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 591Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Business Law&Ethics for Mgrs
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus
MGT 591Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 305Legal/Ethical/Reg Iss in Bus

Board

  • Serve on the advisory committee of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI), a leading international foundation and business voice on anti-corruption and transparency.
  • Serve on the board of directors of Amnesty International USA, which is the largest country section of the world's largest grassroots human rights organization.
  • Chair the advisory board of an international management think-tank
  • Served as a delegate to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Chile

Industry Positions

Prior to teaching, Sanford served as the primary U.S. counsel to several multinational businesses, including one of the largest international trading companies in the Southern Cone region — Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Clients also included, among others, one of Chile's largest fisheries, one of Mexico's largest infrastructure companies and one of the world's leading security companies. Among Sanford's in-house positions, she served as the Assistant General Counsel of a trade finance bank, as well as lead counsel for Latin America and US commercial law counsel for four divisions of a Fortune 50 company.

Pro Bono

  • Work with a broad range of global organizations to strengthen responsibility and transparency 
  • Regularly featured on CNN Dinero at CNN en Español, the network’s 24-hour Spanish language television broadcasting to more than 24 million viewers in the United States and throughout Latin America
  • Present at numerous events on global issues, including speeches through the American Program Bureau and delivering the keynote address at the 2015 ISACA conference for professionals specializing in audit, security, cyber ethics, cyber security, governance and IT risk
  • Lecture for numerous non-profit organizations
  • Regularly collaborate with the private sector, and have published a number of articles with the Institute for Supply Management™ that cover important and timely aspects of global corporate ethics and compliance
  • Regularly provide media interviews in English and Spanish
  • Serve as the MFG Executive Producer and Host of "Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford"
  • Served as a Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics for Manufacturing Talk Radio

Expertise Areas