Michael Payton, CSDS

Director, Operational Due Diligence


Michael Payton, CSDS is the Director of Operational Due Diligence for Access Information Management. Prior to joining Access, Michael spent 19 years in the industry at independent RIM companies.

Michael currently serves as chair of the i-SIGMA CSDS Board of Regents and the Privacy+ Committee. Michael is a former member of the i-SIGMA Board of Directors and President of the Data Protection Association. In 2020, Michael was named I-SIGMA Co-Member Representative of the Year.

Michael has a BA in Human Resources Management and a minor in Industrial Technology from Western Kentucky University.