Speaker Profile

Leigh Freund
President & Chief Executive Officer / Network Advertising Initiative

As president and CEO of Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), Leigh Freund leads the organization’s growth and helps set the agenda and strategic priorities.

Ms. Freund joined NAI in 2015 after an eleven-year career at AOL Inc., where she served as VP and chief counsel for global public policy. Prior to that role, Ms. Freund headed up the AOL advertising legal team and worked with AOL’s privacy team to promote and develop responsible use and collection of data, and ensure compliance with the industry's self-regulatory programs. Before joining AOL in 2004, Ms. Freund worked at K&L Gates and on Capitol Hill with Rep. Fred Upton.

Leigh holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Kalamazoo College and a J.D. from Georgetown University.