Jerry Jones, as Chief Legal and Ethics Officer, Executive Vice President for LiveRamp (formerly Acxiom Corporation), leads the Legal and Privacy teams in addition to being responsible for the strategy and execution of mergers, alliances and other strategic initiatives company-wide. During his 20-year tenure, Jones has spearheaded several high-profile projects such as Acxiom’s expansion in international markets including Australia, Japan, China, Europe, Brazil, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. He has also played a significant role in moving the company into digital and interactive marketing services as well as leading Acxiom/LiveRamp through the successful acquisition of two public companies, in the US and in France.
Jones is a member of the board of directors of Agilysys, Inc., Heifer International, the Board of Visitors of UALR, Arkansas Research Alliance, and ForwARd Arkansas. He also was the chairman of FASTERArkansas, connecting students to a 21st century education in trying to bring high-speed Internet to every public school in Arkansas. His passion for community-relates challenges has been the driving force for the creation of several programs, including Harnessing 21st Century Solutions: A Focus on Women. As leader of the initiative, Jones was responsible for bringing to Arkansas the annual meeting of the Club de Madrid, an organization comprised of 93 former heads of state of 65 democracies to the Clinton Presidential Center where Jones serves as a Special Advisor.
Jones holds a degree in public administration and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Arkansas.