Jacqueline Beauchere joined Snap Inc. in September 2021 as the company's first Global Head of Platform Safety, responsible for various aspects of Snap's online safety strategy and engagement with external audiences. In addition to representing Snap on the Technology Coalition Board of Directors, Beauchere serves as the technology-industry representative to the international Policy Board of the WeProtect Global Alliance, and is a member of Power of Zero's steering committee, a non-profit fighting online bullying, hate, and violence. Prior to her role at Snap, Beauchere spent nearly 22 years at Microsoft Corp., serving as that company's and industry's first Chief Online Safety Officer. While at Microsoft, Beauchere created a number of innovative programs and campaigns designed to raise awareness of online risks and help educate consumers about how best to protect themselves and their families.
She previously served as a member of INHOPE’s Advisory Board; represented Microsoft as part of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism; and held seats on the boards of directors of the National Cyber Security Allinace and the Family Online Safety Institute. In August 2021, Beauchere was named a Member of the British Empire for her work in combating illegal and harmful content online, including child sexual exploitation and abuse imagery.
Prior to working in the tech sector, Beauchere was an attorney in private practice. A second-career lawyer, she spent 12 years as a real-time financial news correspondent and editor-in-charge, primarily with Reuters America, Inc., in New York.