DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world's largest association of privacy professionals, today announced that Acxiom® Corporation's Executive for Global Public Policy and Privacy, Jennifer Barrett Glasgow, is the winner of the 2011 IAPP Privacy Vanguard Award. Glasgow received the award at the IAPP Privacy Dinner, held in conjunction with the IAPP Privacy Academy 2011.
Glasgow was selected for her leadership, deep knowledge and involvement in regulatory initiatives and continuous peer mentoring around privacy and data governance. She has served as Acxiom's top privacy executive for more than two decades, where she has developed industry-leading policies for responsible information use across global operations, driven internal compliance, and managed government affairs. Acxiom's comprehensive privacy program is seen as a benchmark for other companies.
Viewed as an expert and balanced voice in the privacy field, Glasgow is regularly asked to testify before Congress and to provide guidance to policymakers, regulators and government agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Commerce, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice. She is also a leader in self-regulatory initiatives, providing her vision to the U.S. Direct Marketing Association's Safe Harbor Ethics Committee, the Online Privacy Alliance and the Interactive Advertising Bureau. Glasgow is known for her strategic thinking and ability to balance her company's and clients' needs with the broader needs in the field and the impact to global business.
"Jennifer Barrett Glasgow's tireless work and deep expertise have helped advance and influence global data protection in tangible ways," said IAPP Chairman Bojana Bellamy, director of data privacy at Accenture. "The field will continue to benefit from her leadership, and this IAPP Privacy Vanguard Award reflects the appreciation of her peers."
The IAPP Privacy Vanguard Award honors the privacy professional who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, knowledge and creativity in privacy and data protection, whether through spearheading projects or programs that positively impact the privacy profession or through achievements over the course of an entire tenure or career. The IAPP Board of Directors' Executive Committee selects the recipient from a distinguished list of nominees.
About the IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the world's largest association of privacy professionals with more than 8,800 members across 70 countries. The IAPP helps to define, support and improve the privacy profession globally through networking, education and certification. More information about the IAPP is available at www.privacyassociation.org.
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SOURCE International Association of Privacy Professionals