Farah Zaman is Chief Privacy Officer of Meredith Corporation, the leading multi-platform media company, reaching more than 190 million consumers each month and nearly 95% of U.S. women. Farah, the first person to hold this role, is responsible for leading Meredith’s privacy compliance, education and protection strategy across all of its businesses.
Farah has spent her career working with various companies on privacy and data-sharing issues while promoting innovation and efficiency. Prior to joining Meredith, she was Senior Global Data Privacy Counsel of Colgate Palmolive, where she led the company’s global data privacy program and guided the global legal organization, stakeholders and senior leadership on data privacy matters. Farah also served as Senior Counsel of Privacy for Nielsen.
She began her career in government as a post-graduate legal fellow in the New York City Mayor’s Office for International Affairs and subsequently as an Agency Attorney in the Office of Data Privacy for the New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services.
Farah currently serves on the Advisory Board of The Resolution Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to create a generation of leaders with a lifelong commitment to social responsibility, and she is a member of Chief, a network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders. Farah also serves as a member of the Carnegie Mellon Board of Advisers for the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. She previously served as Chair of the International Women’s Rights Committee of the New York County Women’s Bar Association.
Farah was recognized as a C-Suite honoree in the 2019 FOLIO 100 awards.
She earned a B.S. in decision science and international relations from Carnegie Mellon University and received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.