Barclay T. Blair

Founder & Executive Director Information Governance InitiativeConnectContact

Barclay T. Blair is an advisor to Fortune 500 companies, technology providers, and government institutions across the globe, and is an speaker, author, and internationally recognized authority on Information Governance. Barclay has led several high-profile consulting engagements at the world’s leading institutions to help them globally transform the way they manage information. He is the president and founder of ViaLumina and the Executive Director and Founder of the Information Governance Initiative.

Barclay is the award-winning author of the books Information Nation: Seven Keys to Information Management Compliance; Information Nation Warrior; and Privacy Nation. Barclay has written and edited dozens of publications, speaks internationally on information management compliance issues, and has instructed at George Washington University. Barclay has also edited and contributed to several books, including: Email Rules; Secure Electronic Commerce; and Professional XML. Barclay is currently writing Information Governance for Dummies.

Barclay has presented to industry groups such as the Innovation Enterprise Big Data Summit, Financial Services Roundtable, American Bar Association, American Counsel of Life Insurers, Legal Tech, BNA Litigation Forum, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), ARMA International, and the Society of Quality Assurance. In addition, Barclay speaks at dozens of conferences and events each year. Barclay is frequently interviewed by media outlets about information governance.