Former Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, Union Bank
Janet F. Chapman, until her retirement in July 2014, served as senior vice president and chief privacy officer for Union Bank in San Francisco. Union Bank is among the top 25 largest banks in the United States, with more than 13,000 employees and $105 billion in assets. At Union Bank, Ms. Chapman was responsible for overall enterprise privacy strategy and she oversaw all privacy-related activities as well as information security compliance. She chaired the enterprise-wide Privacy Council, co-chaired the Information Security Steering Committee and was a key member of the Bank’s Cyber Response Taskforce.
She served as Chair of the Privacy Working Committee of the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), and as a member of the FSR BITS Regulatory Steering Committee and Privacy Committees for the Consumer Banking Association (CBA) and the American Banking Association (ABA). Ms. Chapman is a founding member of the advisory board of the Ponemon Institute’s Responsible Information Management Council. In March 2014, Ms. Chapman was named a Privacy By Design Ambassador by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Canada. She was also a contributor to “The Privacy Engineer’s Manifesto,” published in 2014 by Apress Open. Ms. Chapman is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).
Ms. Chapman is the former Chief Privacy Officer for The Charles Schwab Corporation. During her tenure as CPO, Schwab ranked in the top 10 in the Ponemon Institute-Trust-e survey of the Top Most Trusted Companies for Privacy from 2006 –2008.
Ms. Chapman also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and Chair of the Privacy Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). She currently serves on several non-profit boards and is active in numerous community activities.
She holds a BA degree from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA in General Management and Business Policy from Boston University; with honors.