Huldah “Beth-Anne” Bygum is the Chief Security & Compliance Officer at Acxiom, LLC. As a member of Acxiom’s Executive Leadership Team, she is accountable for ensuring the firms security and compliance posture which entails protecting Acxiom’s information systems & products, business information, client data and client environments. Collaborating with leaders across industries and within, she has advances the security programs using an innovative approach that enables digital and cloud transformation strategies.
Leading strategic direction for Acxiom’s Security Engineering & Architecture, Cyber Resilience, Enterprise Risk & GRC and Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, Beth-Anne has oversight of driving business outcomes have direct impact on annual revenue targets. Beth-Anne leads the corporate Information Risk & Compliance Council and had governance responsibilities into the IPG Enterprise Risk Management program.
Beth-Anne has had broad experience across Technology, Biotech, Healthcare and Consumer Products Goods industries. With over 25+ years in Information Systems and Information Security, Beth-Anne has extensive background in developing technical professionals, advancing information security frameworks, cyber defense, incident response & forensics. Beth-Anne previously drove $157M cyber security investment strategy with operational oversight, as Chief of Staff summarizing performance for Board Members.
Beth-Anne has an undergraduate degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, earned her master’s in Leadership & Management from University of La Verne and is a Certified Business Continuity Expert. She is an author, as well as an Adjunct Professor. Beth-Anne has applied her understanding of Information Security and Cyber Defense as an active mentor, contributor to the Cyber Defenders Council, the Arkansas Cyber Defense Alliance and partner with the Forge Institute to accelerate Arkansas’ economy, home of Acxiom headquarters. Beth-Anne and her husband volunteer on several local committees and advisory boards which are dedicated to advancing the development of women, veterans, and minorities as they transform their careers in science, technology, and cyber security in greater Austin, Texas.