EVP, Global Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Walmart Inc.
Jay T. Jorgensen is executive vice president, global chief ethics and compliance officer for Wal-Mart, Inc. (Walmart). In this role Jay leads Walmart’s Global Ethics and Compliance group and is responsible for developing the company’s strategic vision for our ethics and compliance program.
Jay joined Walmart in 2000 as the company’s Global Chief Compliance Officer. Before joining the company he was a partner in the international law firm Sidley Austin LLP, where he represented companies and individuals in all phases of criminal and civil investigations and litigation.
Originally from Ioka, Utah, Jay graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. He served as a law clerk to William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, and to then-Judge Samuel A. Alito on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Jay and his wife Melissa have two daughters.