Jo Davaris, CIPP/US




Jo Davaris joined Mercer as its first Global Chief Privacy Officer in April of 2016.  She is responsible for developing and overseeing a privacy program for Mercer that provides appropriate controls and risk mitigation around the use of data while enabling business growth, innovation and opportunity.
Prior to joining Mercer, Jo was the Global Head of Privacy Policy and Program Development and Privacy Leader for the Institutional & Network businesses at American Express.  She also held a variety of other legal and business development roles during her tenure at American Express.
Prior to American Express, Jo was an attorney for the Administration for Children’s Services in NYC, where she prosecuted parents that abused and neglected their children
Jo is currently a co-chair of the NY IAPP KnowledgeNet.  She received both her JD and her BA from Fordham University.


Contributions by Jo Davaris

  • Holy Career Conflict! Privacy & Security Doesn’t Have to Be Batman v Superman
    Moderator at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017