Jennifer Barrett is Global Privacy Officer of the Acxiom Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for oversight of Acxiom Corporation's global public policy, privacy and information practices. She provides direction for Acxiom's information use policy across all global operations, internal compliance with legal regulations and industry guidelines, consumer affairs, government affairs and related public relations. She also consults with clients on various information practices and regulatory issues.
Ms. Barrett has served in an executive capacity since becoming a vice president in 1981 and has guided Acxiom’s initiatives to safeguard consumer privacy since 1991. She has been extremely active domestically and internationally in the area of appropriate information practices. With extensive knowledge of all U.S. federal and state laws governing the use of information, she is sought out by both policy makers and regulators for her views of effective use of personal information. Ms. Barrett has also worked with all of Acxiom’s overseas operations in Canada, Europe and Asia and has participated in a variety of international efforts to achieve harmonization of information practices across the world.