To the outside world, Jennifer Brewer, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for Activision Blizzard, appears to have led a life of privilege, but, in reality, the road to fighting for equity and justice has been paved with obstacles that have required grit and resilience to overcome. In this episode of B.S.: Beyond Stereotypes, Jennifer shares with Merle Vaughn how she’s handled adversity and why her current role allows her to be unapologetically herself.
Jennifer H. Brewer Jen Brewer is a versatile and dynamic people leader whose superpower is building high-trust, authentic relationships amid rapidly changing business environments. After 10 years of successful leadership roles at Activision Blizzard, she was appointed as Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, responsible for Activision Blizzard’s global Ethics & Compliance program, dedicated to fostering an ethical, speak up culture. She leads a team of more than 30 lawyers and compliance professionals, an integrated investigations unit, companywide ethics and compliance training, policy development and enforcement, and data analytics. Jen is passionate about the meaningful work she and her team lead and is honored to mentor and develop her talented colleagues.
A native of Portland, Oregon, Jen's 20+ legal career began as a corporate associate at Skadden, Arps in Los Angeles, focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions. From Skadden, Jen went in-house to hold various executive-level legal roles. She is a fierce advocate for speaking up and is proud to have pioneered the Way2Play Heroes program, Activision Blizzard's first global ethics ambassador program across all of its businesses, now with more than 140 employees around the world.
With a B.A. from the University of Oregon and J.D. from Hastings, College of the Law, Jen is now committed to using her heart, intuition, and experience to help shape organizational cultures of integrity. She lives in Ojai with her husband, two kids, and animals.
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