Beth-Anne Bygum, Acxiom, LLC

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Beth-Anne Bygum, SVP, Chief Security & Compliance Officer, Acxiom, LLC

Huldah “Beth-Anne” Bygum is the Chief Security & Compliance Officer at Acxiom, LLC. As a member of Acxiom’s Executive Leadership Team, she is accountable for ensuring the firms security and compliance posture which entails protecting Acxiom’s information systems & products, business information, client data and client environments. Collaborating with leaders across the company, she has advanced the firm’s security program adopting innovative strategy to enable digital and cloud transformation strategies.

Leading strategic direction for Acxiom’s Security Engineering & Architecture, Cyber Resilience, Enterprise Risk & GRC and Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, Beth-Anne had direct responsibility for ensuring the program enable business growth; outcomes have direct impact on annual revenue targets.

Beth-Anne leads the corporate Information Risk & Compliance Council and had governance responsibilities which to the IPG Global CISO and Board of Directors,
Beth-Anne has had broad experience across Technology, Biotech, Healthcare and Consumer Products Goods industries. With over 25+ years in Information Systems and Information Security, Beth-Anne has extensive background in Information Systems professional development, Information Security Frameworks, cyber defense, incident response & forensics. Beth-Anne has had responsibility of driving $157M cyber security investment strategy with operational oversight, as Chief of Staff summarizing performance for Board Members. She has an undergraduate degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, earned her master’s in Leadership & Management from University of La Verne and is a Certified Business Continuity Expert.

Beth-Anne is an author, as well as an Adjunct Professor. She volunteers on several committees and advisory boards which are dedicated to advancing the development of women, veterans, and minorities transforming their careers in science, technology, and cyber security. She has applied her understanding of Information Security and Cyber Defense as an active mentor, contributor to the Arkansas Cyber Defense Alliance and partner with the Forge Institute to reengineer Arkansas’ economy.