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Meet the Acxiom Leadership Team

Meet the Acxiom Leadership Team Meet the Acxiom Leadership Team


  • Chad Engelgau

    Chad Engelgau

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chad Engelgau serves as Acxiom’s Chief Executive Officer, providing strategic leadership to the organization, which focuses on helping brands use data, identity and technology solutions to better understand people and create value through every interaction.

  • Drew May

    Drew May

    Chief Client Officer

    Drew May serves as Chief Client Officer at Acxiom. In this client-facing role, Drew provides overall leadership for key areas of sales, including client engagement, growth and strategic directives.

  • Mike Woods

    Mike Woods

    Head of Acxiom/IPG Customer Integration

    Mike Woods serves as Head of Acxiom/IPG Customer Integration. Mike is responsible for leading strategic sales initiatives, client relationship management and service delivery with IPG agencies and their various clients.

  • Mike Menzer

    Mike Menzer

    Head of International

    Mike Menzer serves as Head of International for Acxiom. His proven track record establishing next-generation marketing solutions, developing and managing a digital-savvy team and driving sustainable year-over-year growth with strategic accounts qualifies Mike for this critical role.

  • Chris Lanaux

    Chris Lanaux

    Chief Technology Officer, Product and Engineering

    Chris Lanaux serves as CTO and Head of Product and Engineering at Acxiom. He oversees the technology-related strategies and decisions aligning to the short and long-term strategic goals of the organization.

  • David Skinner

    David Skinner

    Chief Strategy Officer

    David Skinner serves as Chief Strategy Officer at Acxiom. In his role, David oversees strategy and innovation of new markets, channels and offerings. As part of the executive team, David provides leadership on strategy and growth for Acxiom’s global business.

  • Shea Heath

    Shea Heath

    Chief Operations Officer, Professional and Managed Services

    Shea Heath serves as Chief Operations Officer at Acxiom, managing a team of over 1,000 omnichannel data specialists and analytics experts who are focused on delivering strategy and insights across a suite of data-driven implementation, data platform and analytics services.

  • Janet Cinfio

    Janet Cinfio

    Chief Information Officer, IT and Operations

    Janet Cinfio serves as Chief Information Officer at Acxiom. She leads the overall information technology strategy for the company as well as directing teams in the specific areas of planning, architecture, enterprise applications, infrastructure, operations, IT security & risk management as well as IT procurement.

  • Jed Mole

    Jed Mole

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Jed Mole serves as Chief Marketing Officer at Acxiom. In his role, he is responsible for Acxiom’s communications with its various audiences, building the brand and supporting business growth.

  • Brett Madison

    Brett Madison

    Chief Financial Officer

    Brett Madison serves as Chief Financial Officer at Acxiom. In this position, he manages the company’s overall finances and is responsible for driving the creation of the long-term financial vision and plan for the company.

  • Mary Ward

    Mary Ward

    Chief People Officer

    Mary Ward serves as Chief People Officer at Acxiom, leading all people initiatives and programs aligned to Acxiom’s core values. Mary is focused on embracing an innovation agenda geared at engaging, building and expanding value across all Acxiom employees.

  • Shayne Smith

    Shayne Smith

    General Counsel

    Shayne D. Smith serves as General Counsel at Acxiom, leading all U.S. and international contract negotiation teams for the company. Since joining Acxiom in 1994, Shayne has been responsible for the negotiation of agreements with clients and partners across all of Acxiom, including supporting operations across APAC, EMEA and the Americas overall.

  • Beth-Anne Bygum

    Beth-Anne Bygum

    Chief Security & Compliance Officer

    Beth-Anne Bygum serves as Chief Security & Compliance Officerfor Acxiom.  In this role, Beth-Anne is responsible for all aspects of Acxiom’s global cyber security strategy, enterprise risk management program and information risk governance.

Global Data Ethics Officers

  • Jordan Abbott

    Jordan Abbott

    Chief Data Ethics Officer

    Jordan Abbott is Chief Data Ethics Officer of Acxiom. Prior to serving in his current role, Abbott was an information privacy attorney for the company. Abbott advises key stakeholders on legal, data governance and compliance policy as well as handling government relations, where he provides strategic insight on proposed legislation at the state and federal levels.

  • Dr. Sachiko Scheuing

    Dr. Sachiko Scheuing

    European Privacy Officer

    Dr. Sachiko Scheuing serves as European Privacy Officer for Acxiom, an IPG company. In her role, Sachiko combines 20 years of theoretical and practice experience in the marketing and advertising industries to manage Acxiom’s government affairs and legal and regulatory compliance across Europe.

  • Alex Hazell

    Alex Hazell

    Head of UK Privacy and Legal

    Alex Hazell serves as Counsel for Acxiom UK, responsible for the legal and privacy affairs of the company’s UK businesses. Alex, a long-standing member of Acxiom’s EU management team, joined Acxiom in 2004 as a transactional and privacy lawyer.

  • Dr. JJ Pan

    Dr. JJ Pan

    Asia Pacific Privacy Officer

    Dr. JJ Pan has overseen Acxiom’s Asia Pacific public policy, data ethics, compliance, data governance programs and fair information practices as APAC Data Ethics Officer since 2012.


  • P. Tate Olinghouse

    P. Tate Olinghouse

    Managing Director, Financial Services Industry

    Tate Olinghouse serves as Industry Managing Director for the financial services industry at Acxiom. Tate and his team manage a portfolio of approximately $200 million that includes 60 clients, many of which are globally recognizable brands.

  • Mike Wagner

    Mike Wagner

    Managing Director, Retail/CPG & Emerging Industries

    Mike Wagner serves as Industry Managing Director for retail, consumer packaged goods and emerging industries for Acxiom. Mike is responsible for supporting clients and business growth in the retail, consumer packaged goods and emerging industries.

  • Clark Wooten

    Clark Wooten

    Managing Director, Insurance & Healthcare Industries

    Clark Wooten serves as Industry Managing Director for the insurance and healthcare industries at Acxiom. He is responsible for client relationship management and service delivery for Acxiom’s valued insurance clients.

  • John Campos

    John Campos

    Managing Director, Automotive Industry

    John Campos serves as Industry Managing Director for the automotive industry at Acxiom. In this role, John provides global leadership and strategic direction for the Acxiom automotive practice.

  • Asya Smith

    Asya Smith

    Managing Director, Government and Public Sector Industry

    Asya Smith leads Acxiom’s Government and Public Sector practice. Asya works closely with federal and state agency clients, leveraging Acxiom’s solutions and capabilities to help them solve challenges including citizen outreach and benefits fraud.

  • Jason Brown

    Jason Brown

    Managing Director, Strategic Accounts

    Jason Brown serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of strategic accounts at Acxiom.

  • Carsten Diepenbrock

    Carsten Diepenbrock

    Managing Director, Germany

    Carsten Diepenbrock serves as Regional Managing Director, Germany at Acxiom. Overseeing Acxiom’s operation in Germany, Carsten has worked at Acxiom since 2007 in various leadership positions, including EU Head of Analytics.

  • Nancy Song

    Nancy Song

    Managing Director, China

    Nancy Song serves as Managing Director, Greater China at Acxiom. Nancy leads a team responsible for strategic consulting, partnership management, consumer engagement execution and platform relationships for a wide range of clients in the retail, cosmetics, consumer goods and electronics industries.