CLEVELAND, May 13, 2019 — Speedeon Data, a leading data solutions provider and direct marketing services firm, has recently hired Neil Barry as Chief Legal Officer. Neil’s primary focus at Speedeon Data is to ensure compliance with all applicable direct marketing and data management industry standards, and to engage with Speedeon clients and partners on legal, privacy, data protection, and other regulatory compliance topics.
“In this rapidly changing regulatory environment, it is necessary for a leading marketing services provider like Speedeon Data to support brands in creating personalized marketing experiences while maintaining the highest levels of data privacy and consumer trust,” remarked Gerard Daher, Speedeon Data Chief Executive Officer. “Neil’s extensive legal background and experience in risk and compliance will help ensure that Speedeon and our customers remain compliant and able to navigate the complex landscape of evolving data privacy laws and regulations.”
Neil joins Speedeon with more than 21 years of international financial services experience with expertise in designing and implementing risk, governance, and control frameworks. During this time, Neil has been responsible for managing regulatory relationships across the globe and advising senior management and board members on risk issues.
“I am extremely excited to join the Speedeon Data team to help navigate the increasingly challenging regulatory environment and assist with accelerating the company’s exponential growth,” remarked Neil. “Data privacy legislation is profoundly affecting the marketing industry, and I am committed to working with Speedeon and our clients to ensure that marketers can continue to create tailored customer experiences that drive results.”
Prior to joining Speedeon, Neil was the Group Head of Compliance for Standard Chartered Bank, responsible for managing the global compliance function. Neil has also worked for Citigroup, most recently as the General Counsel of the Citigroup’s International Retail Bank. Neil graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science from Vanderbilt University, a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Case Western Reserve School of Law, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from NYU.
About Speedeon Data:
Since 2008, Speedeon Data has enabled leading brands to succeed and maximize return on marketing spend by delivering data-driven marketing solutions that identify and engage consumers throughout the customer journey with impactful, omnichannel marketing communications. Headquartered in Cleveland, Speedeon delivers successful marketing outcomes for its clients by providing expertise in predictive analytics, direct and database marketing, campaign management and deployment, and other mission-critical marketing services that utilize the highest quality, multi-sourced consumer prospect, mover, life event, and business data. A collaborative, client-focused approach enables Speedeon to deliver impactful marketing solutions on time, within budget, and ahead of the competition.