Farah Zaman, CIPP/US


Meredith Corporation


Farah Zaman is Chief Privacy Officer of Meredith Corporation, responsible for leading Meredith’s privacy and first-party data strategy, as well as its compliance, education, and protection planning and procedures across all businesses and locations. Meredith is a top brand-led media company engaging audiences with trusted content across multiple platforms, including digital, video, print, and broadcast television.

Prior to joining Meredith, Zaman served as Senior Global Data Privacy Counsel for Colgate Palmolive, where she led the global data privacy program and advised the company's global legal team, stakeholders, and senior leadership on data privacy matters. Previously, she was Senior Counsel of Privacy for Nielsen. Zaman began her career in New York City government, serving as a post-graduate legal fellow in the Mayor's Office for International Affairs and subsequently as an Agency Attorney in the Office of Data Privacy for the Department of Social Services.

Zaman's passion for data privacy extends to her volunteerism. She serves on the advisory boards of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Women Leading Privacy section, the Future of Privacy Forum, and The Resolution Project, an organization that aims to develop socially responsible young leaders. She is also a member of the Carnegie Mellon Board of Advisors for the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and she served as chair of the International Women's Rights Committee of the New York County Women's Bar Association earlier in her career.

Zaman is an adjunct faculty member of Albany Law School and serves as a member of CHIEF, a private network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders.


Contributions by Farah Zaman

  • How the Role of the CPO and CISO Has Evolved to Meet Privacy Obligations
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Member of Diversity in Privacy Section Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
  • Identity: What does it mean and how is it changing?
    Speaker at Virtual New York KnowledgeNet: April 7, 2021
  • 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