Heather Rim

Heather Rim

Chief Marketing Officer, Optiv; Annenberg Alumni Advisory Board Chair; Annenberg Board of Councilors; Center for Public Relations Board Member

Heather Rim is a global marketing and communications executive with more than two decades of experience building brands to fuel growth. As chief marketing officer for Optiv, she leads all aspects of marketing and communications to accelerate brand visibility, drive demand, and inspire stakeholder engagement. She also serves as executive sponsor of the firm’s Environmental Social and Governance program and Optiv Women’s Network.

Rim joined Optiv from AECOM, a leading infrastructure consulting firm, where she served as chief marketing and communications officer. Previously, she held senior corporate communications, marketing and investor relations roles at companies including Avery Dennison, The Walt Disney Company and WellPoint.

Active in the community, Heather is a board member and past president of the Downtown Women’s Center, the sole organization dedicated to ending homelessness for women in greater Los Angeles. She also serves on the Center for Public Relations Advisory Board, Annenberg Alumni Advisory Board (chair), and Annenberg Board of Councilors at the University of Southern California. Heather is a member of the Wall Street Journal CMO Council and an ambassador of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy.

Rim earned a master’s degree in communication management from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Azusa Pacific University.