Barbara J. Cooperman
Barbara J. Cooperman is an accomplished executive with general management background, P&L responsibility, and world-class marketing specialty in both B2B and B2C sectors. Ms. Cooperman has more than 20 years’ experience on corporate and non-profit boards. She currently sits on the boards of multiple technology-centered companies as well as the Girl Scouts of Greater New York. She has extensive governance experience on boards including early stage companies, nonprofits, industry associations, and executive leadership teams. She is known for being strategic and is a highly regarded leader skilled at developing vision and guiding organizations through growth stages and periods of reinvention. With 20+ years in the C-suite, Barbara has significant experience advising the board on a wide range of issues such as unlocking brand value, strategic plans, M&A, and corporate social responsibility.
Most recently, Barbara was the global CMO at Kroll, a leader in cyber security and risk consulting, and Kroll Ontrack, a leader in ediscovery and data recovery. Joining as the firm came out of bankruptcy, she restored worldwide gold standard brand reputations, created go-to-market strategy for the high-growth cyber security practice, and managed corporate and crisis communications through the successful sale of both companies and several high-stakes matters. Kroll Ontrack was sold in 2016 and Kroll in 2018, both at highly attractive valuations.
Prior to her role as Chief Marketing Officer at Kroll, Inc., Ms. Cooperman worked for 12 years at Reed Elsevier, where she served as the Global Chief Marketing Officer for LexisNexis and Elsevier.