10 Advertising and Communications Leaders to Encourage You in 2021

10 inspiring women in marketing 2021

Even one of the best of entrepreneurs could be challenged in instances like these we’ve all skilled over the previous 12 months. However it’s those that rise above these challenges that gas the inspiration all of us want to achieve our trade.

On this weblog, we’ve made some extent to spotlight inspirational advertising and marketing voices with lists of prime entrepreneurs by self-discipline (B2B marketing, social media marketing, content marketing) and our well-known lists of Women Who Rock in Marketing since 2010. Over the previous few years, we’ve tried (not exhausting sufficient) to be extra inclusive in these lists to characterize ladies and other people of coloration.

Throughout Black Historical past month, many manufacturers have made efforts to shine a lightweight on contributions made on this planet by people the black neighborhood. However why ought to honoring such contributions be restricted to at least one month? For our small half, how we characterize entrepreneurs of coloration within the content material on our weblog, on social networks and in advertising and marketing content material in addition to the influencers we work with has modified considerably over the previous few years. It’s not sufficient, however we’re persevering with to study and develop our consciousness, understanding and motion relating to the significance of range and inclusion.

As I replicate on those that encourage me each day to be extra, to be higher as a marketer and advertising and marketing chief, the next listing of ladies of coloration stand out. I encourage you to study extra about their backgrounds, achievements and to concentrate to the contributions they’re making to the world of selling and communications in each B2C and B2B.

Beverly Jackson
Beverly Jackson @BevJackin/beverlyjackson/
Vice President International Model and Shopper Advertising at Twitter

With previous expertise working at The GRAMMY Awards, Yahoo!, MGM Resorts and Activision Blizzard, Beverly now serves as Vice President of International Model and Shopper Advertising at Twitter. Beverly is a dynamic, senior advertising and marketing government adept at constructing, mentoring and managing excessive efficiency leisure and digital advertising and marketing groups whereas establishing long-term strategic relationships to drive income.

Beverly has in depth company and in-house expertise launching model extensions and new merchandise, using metrics to investigate development, growing modern digital methods to drive model loyalty and consciousness by way of social media, cell and neighborhood engagement. We’ve interviewed Beverly prior to now and acknowledged her a number of instances on our lists of prime entrepreneurs over time. She joined Twitter as VP in January 2021.

Bozoma Saint John
Bozoma Saint John
Chief Advertising Officer at Netflix

Boz received her begin in advertising and marketing at Spike Lee’s promoting company, Spike DDB. She then went on to handle manufacturers throughout the PepsiCo drinks portfolio, earlier than changing into Head of Music and Leisure Advertising on the CPG big; adopted by Head of International Shopper Advertising at Apple Music & iTunes; then went on to function Chief Model Officer at Uber; earlier than taking over the CMO function for Endeavor (together with WME, IMG, UFC, Miss Universe, 160over90 and so on).

Boz launched a podcast alongside award-winning journalist Katie Couric, “Again to Biz with Katie and Boz,” which explores the methods thought leaders, CEOs and innovators are responding to the societal shifts which were ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic. Boz’s philanthropic efforts embody representing Pencils of Promise as a International Ambassador to Ghana and serving on the boards of Women Who Code and Very important Voices. With such contributions, Boz was a straightforward decide to acknowledge in our Girls Who Rock in Advertising listing. She took on the CMO function at Netflix in June 2020.

Candace Steele Flippin
Dr. Candace Steele Flippin
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Acuity Manufacturers

Candace has 20+ years serving B2B and B2C home and worldwide firms within the monetary providers, medical machine, biopharmaceuticals and prescription drugs industries earlier than taking over the function as SVP and Chief Communications Officer at Acuity Manufacturers.

Candace is a globally acknowledged multigenerational office scholar, TEDx speaker, trade thought chief and writer that focuses on growth and implementation of Company Communication and Public Relations methods that help enterprise development, navigate change and mitigate crises. She has a Doctorate in Administration from and can also be a Analysis Fellow on the Weatherhead Faculty of Administration at Case Western Reserve College. Candace took on the SVP function at Acuity Manufacturers in November 2020.

Dara Treseder
Dara Treseder
SVP, Head of International Advertising & Communications at Peloton Interactive

A veteran Chief Advertising Officer, Dara was beforehand the CMO of Carbon and the CMO of GE Enterprise Improvements & GE Ventures. Earlier in her profession, she led advertising and marketing and development efforts at Apple and Goldman Sachs. A champion of public well being, ladies’s points, and variety initiatives, Dara is the Vice Chair of the board of the Public Well being Institute (PHI). Dara additionally serves on the board of PG&E.

Dara graduated cum laude from Harvard College with highest honors in area and holds an MBA from Stanford College. We had been completely satisfied to acknowledge Dara in our 10 12 months anniversary listing of ladies who rock in advertising and marketing. She joined Peleton as SVP and Head of International Advertising and Communications in August 2020.

Deirdre Findlay
Deirdre Findlay
International Chief Advertising Officer & Shopper Income at Condé Nast 

As a former Google, Sew Repair and eBay advertising and marketing government, Deirdre is a passionate marketer with progressive expertise in built-in advertising and marketing – model, product, buyer relationship advertising and marketing, loyalty, offline and on-line direct advertising and marketing, enterprise to client, and enterprise to enterprise.

Deirdre serves on the boards at Sonos, Olaplex and Effie Worldwide and has an MBA from Dartmouth. She joined Condé Nast as CMO in January 2020.

Gail Moody-Byrd
Gail Moody-Byrd
Chief Advertising Officer at Noodle.ai

Gail’s expertise at McKinsey & Firm, The World Financial institution, Levi Strauss, and over 10 years at SAP lead her to the CMO function at Noodle.ai. There, she is chargeable for delivering superior model, demand, digital advertising and marketing, occasions, gross sales enablement, product advertising and marketing and AR/PR by motivating her group to let the world know the way nice an organization Noodle.ai is.

An MBA graduate of Harvard Enterprise Faculty, Gail serves on the Board of Administrators at Juma Ventures. centered on empowering low-income youth to transcend difficult circumstances, fulfill their inherent potential, and positively affect their communities. Gail appeared in our 2020 listing of Girls Who Rock in Advertising. She joined Noodle.ai as CMO in November 2018.

Jeanine Liburd
Jeanine Liburd
Chief Social Affect and Communications Officer at BET Networks

Beforehand serving as VP Communications at MTV, SVP of Company Communications at Viacom and Chief Advertising & Communications Officer at BET Networks, Jeanine is now Chief Social Affect and Communications Officer at BET Networks the place her duties embody main and elevating a portfolio of multi-platform social change initiatives that empower BET Networks’ audiences to have an effect on the crucial points going through the black neighborhood at the moment.

Her present function additionally focuses on using content material as a catalyst to create consciousness and construct motion oriented affect campaigns globally. She additionally oversees strategic partnerships and neighborhood engagement on the native and nationwide ranges. Jeanine has been acknowledged in our annual listing as a Girls Who Rocks in Advertising. She has been in her present place at BET Networks since September 2019.

Leah Frazier
Leah Frazier
President at Suppose Three Media

Leah is an skilled Publicist, Content material and Influencer Advertising Guide with a demonstrated historical past of working with manufacturers within the style, attire, magnificence and life-style industries.

As a 2X Emmy Award-Winner, Greatest Promoting Writer, TEDx Speaker, and writer of a prime 30 Podcast In Advertising, she is expert in Media Outreach and Relations, Entrepreneurship, Public Relations, Influencer Campaigns, Strategic Planning, and Advertising Technique. She can also be a powerful enterprise growth skilled with a Juris Physician (J.D.) centered in Legislation from Texas Wesleyan College Faculty of Legislation. Leah has been president of Suppose Three Media since June 2016.

Lisa Maxwell
Lisa Maxwell
Vice President Advertising, Information & Providers at Mastercard

Lisa Maxwell has a confirmed observe report of reinventing and reinvigorating manufacturers by way of enterprise turnarounds and creating enterprise reinventions grounded in client insights. Lisa orchestrated the profitable turnaround, from detrimental to sustainable double digit development, on recognizable manufacturers like Nicorette, NicoDerm CQ, Abreva and Okay-Y model. She has created a number of innovating and lengthy lasting omni-channel campaigns that included TV, public relations, digital client relationship advertising and marketing (ECRM), social media, digital and shopper advertising and marketing. In her present function at Mastercard, she develops built-in campaigns that spotlight Mastercard Information & Providers options throughout Loyalty & Engagement and Advisor choices.

Lisa is a recipient of the 2012 Tribute to Girls in Trade (TWIN) Award, an alumnae W.O.M.E.N. in America and a Committee of 200 Scholar. She at present serves on the Board of Administrators of GrassROOTS Neighborhood Basis. Lisa was promoted to her VP of Advertising function at Mastercard in April 2020.

Ty Heath
Tyrona (Ty) Heath
Director, Market Engagement, The B2B Institute at LinkedIn

With greater than 17 years of expertise in digital and product advertising and marketing schooling at Google Inc, consulting inside IBM as a social enterprise supervisor and main a B2B company consulting apply, Ty now serves because the International Lead for the B2B Institute @ LinkedIn the place she delivers thought management to assist entrepreneurs keep on prime of the newest in B2B advertising and marketing technique by way of analysis, instructing and writing about B2B advertising and marketing, social promoting in addition to management, range and inclusion.

Ty can also be the previous President of LinkedIn’s Black Inclusion Group (BIG), Co-Founding father of LinkedIn’s annual TransformHER conferences, writer of “Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow: A Step by Step Toolkit for Inbound Advertising” and a two time Olympic Trials qualifier in observe and area. Ty has made quite a few appearances on our weblog by way of interviews, overlaying her trade displays and recognition on our lists of Girls Who Rock in Advertising. She joined the B2B Institute at LinkedIn in September 2020. (LinkedIn is a shopper of TopRank Advertising)

I’m lucky to name a number of of those prime entrepreneurs buddies and I recognize their direct and oblique affect on my efforts to be a greater marketer myself. Above all, I hope that this listing offers each recognition for his or her contributions in addition to inspiration to our readers relating to advertising and marketing management, greatest practices and achievement.

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