Jennifer Stephens Acree is the founder and CEO of JSA Strategies, a Los Angeles-based communications agency specializing in servicing consumer technology, digital media and esports/gaming industries.
Founder and CEO, JSA Strategies
Jonathan Adashek is the Chief Communications Officer for IBM, overseeing internal and external communications as well as content creation, strategic events, strategic positioning, social media and citizenship activities.
Chief Communications Officer for IBM
Christine Alabastro leads executive communications at TikTok where she manages the external communications strategy for the TikTok leadership team and spokespeople.
Executive Communications, TikTok
Ann Barlow is a partner and president of Peppercomm, an integrated communications agency with offices in San Francisco, New York and London.
Peppercom Partner, President
Judy Gawlik Brown is senior vice president, corporate affairs, at Amgen and is responsible for strategic communications, including internal and external communications, issues management and philanthropy.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Amgen
Adrienne Cadena is president of Havas Street, one of the foremost activation agencies in the country.
President, Havas Street
Cathy Calhoun is the chief growth officer for IPG DXTRA, a global collective of 27 marketing specialty brands.
Chief Growth Officer, IPG DXTRA
Janet Clayton is senior strategist at VectisDC, a public relations and public affairs agency headquartered in El Segundo. She also was senior VP of communications for Edison International/Southern California Edison. Previously she held key positions at the Los Angeles Times, including Editor of the Editorial Pages.
Senior Strategist, Vectis DC
Stephanie Corzett is Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Creative Artists Agency
Carrie Davis operates CD Consulting, which provides communications counsel to entertainment and corporate clients. She previously led communications at Live Nation Entertainment.
Founder of CD Consulting
Bob Feldman is founder of Feldman + Partners, a strategy and investment firm focused on investing, The Dialogue Project and social impact.
Founder of Feldman + Partners and The Dialogue Project
Matt Furman is the chief communications and public affairs officer for Best Buy Co. Inc, the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer.
Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer, Best Buy Co. Inc
Robert Gibbs is Senior Counsel at BPI where he focuses on executive communications, building social impact plans, and corporations’ responses to crises.
Senior Counsel, Bully Pulpit Interactive
Brenda Gonzalez recently joined the Biden-Harris Administration as USCIS Acting Chief of Public Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security.
USCIS Acting Chief of Public Affairs, Department of Homeland Security
Cynthia Gordon is vice president of strategic communications for Nintendo of America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Vice President, Strategic Communications, Nintendo of America Inc.
Simon Halls is a founder and a partner at SLATE PR, the entertainment industry’s leading PR agency.
Founder, Partner, SLATE PR
Matthew Harrington leads global operations for Edelman, a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations.
Global Chief Operating Officer, Edelman
Bill Imada is founder, chairman and chief connectivity officer of IW Group, a minority-‐ owned and operated advertising, marketing and communications agency focusing on the growing multicultural markets.
Founder, Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer, IW Group Inc.
Megan Jordan is head of communications at West Coast University, one of the largest US college networks specialized in educating students pursuing healthcare professions.
Head of communications, West Coast University
Seema Kathuria is managing director at Russell Reynolds Associates. She co-leads the firm’s corporate affairs practice.
Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Molly Keveney is communications vice president, consumer engagement, at Champion Petfoods.
Vice President of Communications, Consumer Engagement, at Champion Petfoods
Megan Klein leads the corporate communications function for Fox Corporation, overseeing media relations, message development and deployment, financial communications, internal communications as well as corporate social responsibility.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, Fox Corporation
Maryanne Lataif is senior vice president of corporate communications for AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company.
SVP, Corporate Communications
Elizabeth leads advertiser communications at Pinterest, where she manages PR and communications efforts demonstrating Pinterest’s influence and impact as a platform for advertisers.
Revenue Communications Lead, Twitter
Gulden Mesara is senior vice president and chief communications and marketing officer at the City of Hope. She provides overall strategic leadership for City of Hope’s integrated marketing efforts and communications.
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, City Of Hope
Josh Morton is head of corporate communications for Nestlé in the U.S. where he leads communications strategies that enable the world’s largest food and beverage company, with more than $90 billion in sales, to win with consumers.
Head of Corporate Communications, Nestlé U.S.
Torod Neptune is the Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Medtronic.
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, Medtronic
Glenn Osaki is senior advisor to the President, International Communications and Marketing, at the University of Southern California.
Senior Advisor to the President, International Communications and Marketing, USC
Erica Rodriguez Pompen is Director of Global Corporate Communications at Micron, leading a team focused on corporate, product and consumer PR, crisis communication and corporate integration.
Director of Global Corporate Communications at Micron Technology, Inc.
Ron Reese joined global integrated resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. in 2003 and has led a variety of communications and corporate affairs programs at the Fortune 500 company.
SVP, Global Communications and Corporate Affairs, Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Heather Rim is chief marketing officer for Optiv, where she leads all aspects of marketing and communications.
Chief Marketing Officer, Optiv
Josh Rosenberg is the co-founder and CEO of Day One Agency, a New York-based creative communications agency.
CEO, Day One Agency
Hilary Smith is responsible for NBCUniversal’s corporate media relations strategy and serves as a principal spokesperson for the company.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Social Impact, NBCUniversal
Don Spetner is a Senior Corporate Advisor for Weber Shandwick Worldwide, offering counsel and expertise on the role, structure and efficacy of the communications function.
Senior Corporate Advisor, Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Tyler Stevens leads operations and communications for Kinwoven, an interior design media brand that teaches, inspires and services audiences around the world.
Co-Founder | Chief Operating Officer - Kinwoven
Kirk Stewart is the founder and CEO of KTStewart, a firm focused on enhancing value for 21st-century organizations through integrated corporate communications campaigns.
Founder and CEO, KTStewart
Michael is the senior group manager of corporate and marketing PR at Hyundai Motor America and is responsible for corporate and marketing communications.
Senior Group Manager, Corporate and Marketing Public Relations Hyundai Motor America
Oscar Suris is Executive Managing Director, C-Suite Strategy and Crisis, for Zeno Group, a global integrated communications agency.
Executive Managing Director, C-Suite Strategy and Crisis, Zeno Group
Dave Tovar is the senior vice president of communications and government relations at Grubhub, a leading global online food delivery company.
SVP Communications and Government Relations, Grubhub
Gerry Tschopp is responsible for global external communications for Experian, the world’s leading information services firm.
Senior Vice President Head of Global External Communications
Julia A. Wilson is the chief executive officer and founder of Wilson Global Communications LLC and is the Interim Dean of the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Wilson Global Communications LLC
Deanne Yamamoto is the managing director of Golin Los Angeles, and is a USC Annenberg alumna.
Managing Director, Golin Los Angeles
Melissa Waggener Zorkin, CEO of WE Communications, is renowned for her belief in purpose, potential and possibility.