Chief Privacy Officer
Ben Hayes joined Nielsen in 2014 as its first Chief Privacy Officer. He currently leads the company's GDPR readiness effort, in addition to supporting Nielsen's global privacy compliance program.
Previous to Nielsen, Ben was the Americas Privacy Lead for Accenture for 8 years, after 7 years establishing the first privacy practice at K&L Gates. His former clients span a range of industries encompassing financial services, high tech, manufacturing and entertainment.
Ben is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the Ohio State College of Law, and has studied European law at Oxford University and the University of Amsterdam.