Daniel Trujillo is the Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Walmart International. He joined Walmart in 2012, leading a rapidly expanding division that spans over 27 countries outside the United States. In his role, Daniel supports Walmart’s over 800 thousand employees with an organization that includes over 1,900 compliance and ethics professionals spread across the world managing 14 different subject matters.
In addition to his work at Walmart, Daniel is frequently tapped as a speaker and developer for CLE training programs for compliance professionals. In 2014, he was featured on the cover of Corporate Counsel magazine in an article that discussed his focus on integrating technology and efficiency into compliance programs. Named several times to Ethisphere’s list of Attorney’s Who Matter. In addition to several speaking roles, he has authored a number of articles on developing and implementing risk-based compliance programs using empirical data including how to use statistics and analytics to forecast compliance risk – the so-called “Moneyball” approach to compliance.
Originally from Argentina, Daniel speaks five languages and has worked in over 60 countries on five continents—addressing compliance areas ranging from anti-corruption to trade. Before joining Walmart, he served as Deputy General Counsel and Director of Compliance at Schlumberger Ltd.—a global supplier of technology, integrated project management, and information solutions for customers working in the oil and gas industry. During Daniel’s 15-year tenure at Schlumberger, in addition to oversight of the compliance program, he worked in numerous legal and compliance roles providing advice on international operations and mergers and acquisitions. He previously worked at Cargill and Impregilo S.p.A.
He graduated from Buenos Aires University Law School and went on to complete a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Salvador University (Argentina) and Deusto (Spain), as well as a Master in International Commercial Law (LLM) at University of California, Davis.
In his free time, Daniel enjoys travelling with his wife Deborah, and their two young children. Favorite destinations include Deborah’s home state of California, and Italy, which he fell in love with while based for almost four years in Milan with Schlumberger. He is also an avid triathlete, participating in several races per year.