Farah Zaman, CIPP/US




Farah Zaman is Chief Privacy Officer at Meredith Corporation, the leading multi-platform media company reaching more than 185 million consumers each month. Farah is the first person to assume this role and is responsible for leading Meredith’s privacy compliance, education, and protection strategy across all its businesses.Farah has spent her career working with various companies on issues of privacy and data sharing while promoting innovation and efficiency. Previously, she was Senior Global Data Privacy Counsel for Colgate Palmolive where she led the global data privacy program and advised the company’s 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. Farrah currently serves as a Board Member of the Carnegie Mellon Board of Advisers for the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and sits on the Leadership Council of The Resolution Project, a 501c(3) non-profit organization. She was previously Chair of the International Women’s Rights Committee of the New York County Women’s Bar Associations.    Farah earned a B.S. in Decision Science and International Relations from Carnegie Mellon University and received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.  


Contributions by Farah Zaman

  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
  • Privacy By Design
    Speaker at Virtual New York KnowledgeNet: May 18, 2020
  • To Stay or Not To Stay: DPOs in high demand
    Speaker at New York KnowledgeNet: September 16, 2019
  • Product Counseling: Privacy in the Product Development Process
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019