[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”dropshadow” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]As Acxioms Global Privacy and Public Policy Executive, Sheila Colclasure is principally responsible for managing the fair information practices compliance, client support, and external policy setting of a publicly-traded information management company with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., with locations throughout the United States, Europe, Australia and China. Acxiom integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions for many of the largest and most respected companies in the world. Sheila’s primary areas of focus include monitoring and coordinating enterprise-wide compliance with legal regulations, such as the FCRA, GLB, the Privacy and Safeguard Rules, the Telemarketing Sales Rule, and CAN-SPAM, and industry guidelines, such as the Direct Marketing Association’s Privacy Promise and Acxiom’s own leading-practice privacy policies, external liaison and representation to policy- setting entities, including state and federal legislators, regulators and industry coalitions and providing client support, coaching and advocacy on privacy as a strategic business essential. As part of her role, she has developed and implemented an annual privacy audit function that is widely regarded as the best in the industry.