Jessica focuses on reputation management, including external communications and brand public relations, environmental sustainability and social responsibility, media, government and regulatory affairs, crisis management, cause-marketing and corporate philanthropy, and community relations.
Group Vice President of Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Co.
Gary Brotman is senior director of product management for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and leads strategy and product planning for the company’s artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, including those powering Snapdragon Mobile Platforms.
Senior Director, Product Management, Qualcomm
Shortly after starting at Formula PR in 2005, Adrienne Cadena helped to launch the agency’s brand activation arm, Formula Street.
Senior Vice President, Havas Street
Cathy Calhoun is the Chief Client Officer for Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading and most innovative public relations agencies and the only PR firm to be named to the Ad Age “A” List - twice.
Chief Client Officer, Weber Shandwick
Janet Clayton is senior vice president of corporate communications for Edison International and Southern California Edison. She leads internal and external communications, corporate and brand positioning, and philanthropic programs. She oversees a budget of more than $30 million and is a member of the Edison Managing Committee.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications Edison International and Southern California Edison
Alex Cohen is one of the most tactical and persistent professionals working in B2B public relations today.
Director of Corporate Marketing, Apttus
Stephanie Corzett is director, external communications and media relations, for Disney parks, experiences and consumer products at The Walt Disney Company
Director of External Communications and Media Relations, The Walt Disney Company
Corey duBrowa is Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs for Google. He joined Google in April 2018 from Salesforce, where he served as senior communications counsel to its executive team and led the strategy and management of the company’s communications activities.
Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs, Google
Bob Feldman is a partner and co-founder of PulsePoint Group, a management and digital consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles and Austin.
Partner, Co-Founder, PulsePoint Group
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 draws on his background as a leading communications and policy strategist to deliver clear and compelling messages about McDonald’s.
Chief Communications Officer, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations, McDonald's
Brenda Gonzalez is the State Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris — the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American to serve in the United States Senate.
State Press Secretary, Office of Senator Kamala Harris
With more than 20 years of PR experience in consumer brands, Cynthia Gordon joined Nintendo of America in March 2011 and is vice president of strategic communications.
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.
As senior vice president of worldwide corporate communications for Herbalife Nutrition, Megan Jordan has responsibility for defining, managing and executing the company’s communications strategy worldwide. Jordan also oversees the company’s advertising and websites. Herbalife Nutrition products are sold in over 90 countries through a network of independent distributors.
Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications, Herbalife Nutrition
Molly Keveney is vice president of communications & digital for Clif Bar & Company, a family and employee-owned company crafting energy food with organic and sustainable ingredients to feed and inspire adventure.
Vice President of Communications & Digital, Clif Bar & Company
Tom Lange leads communications for Union Pacific, the world’s largest publicly traded railroad.
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications
Elizabeth leads revenue communications at Twitter, where she manages PR and communications efforts demonstrating Twitter’s influence and impact as a platform for advertisers. She is also a lead for @Blackbirds, Twitter’s business resource group for black employees promoting diversity and inclusion.
Revenue Communications Lead, Twitter
Torod is chief communications officer for Lenovo, the world’s largest PC and tablet manufacturer and, with its ownership of Motorola, one of the world’s most iconic smartphone brands.
Worldwide Vice President & Chief Communications Officer, Lenovo
Jim Olson is the President of Hangar 6 Strategic Storytelling, LLC. He was previously chief communications officer at Steward Health Care. He earned his M.B.A. from the USC Marshall School of Business.
President - Hangar 6 Strategic Storytelling, LLC
A 30-year company veteran, Glenn is the President of the APAC region of the global public relations firm MSL, where oversees the company’s Asia and Pacific operations that include more than three dozen owned offices and 1,500 consultants.
President, APAC, MSL
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 Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for AECOM (NYSE: ACM), a $19-billion, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm with the ability to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets globally.
SVP, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, AECOM
Stuart Smith is Global CEO of Public Relations at Ogilvy. He is well known for his views on the future of PR. At Ogilvy he has focused on re-inventing the role of PR in one of the world’s most creative and integrated marketing services agencies at a time when the boundaries between traditional disciplines are blurring.
Global CEO, Ogilvy Public Relations
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 is creative director for Shareability, where he uses digital media technologies and social platforms to connect artists and storytellers with audiences across the globe.
Creative Director, Shareability
Kirk Stewart is the founder and CEO of KTStewart, a firm focused on enhancing value for 21st-century organizations through integrated corporate communications campaigns. He is a USC graduate and a member of the USC Annenberg Center for PR Board of Advisors.
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
Julie Sugishita serves as Corporate Communications Manager at Oracle, one of the world’s largest enterprise technology companies with over 420,000 customers across 145 countries.
Corporate Communications Manager, Oracle
As Wells Fargo’s head of Corporate Communications, Oscar Suris is the public relations counsel to Wells Fargo management and the company’s 80+ businesses.
EVP, Corporate Communications, Wells Fargo
As eBay’s Chief Communications Officer, Dan is responsible for managing, protecting and strengthening the Company’s brand and reputation among key stakeholders.
Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer, eBay Inc.
David Tovar is senior vice president of corporate communications for Sprint. In this role, he oversees executive and employee communications, corporate reputation-building efforts, issues management, marketing public relations and social media communications.
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Sprint
As Chief Communications Officer at The Nature's Bounty Co., Amy von Walter is a member of the company's Global Leadership Team. In this role, she oversees internal and external communications as well as government affairs and corporate social responsibility.
Chief Communications Officer at The Nature's Bounty Co.
Ms. Julia A. Wilson is the chief executive officer and founder of Wilson Global Communications LLC, an international strategic public relations and marketing communications firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Wilson Global Communications LLC
Deanne’s 25-year agency career has been focused on enhancing brand relevance, engaging consumers and driving cultural conversation.
Managing Director, Golin Los Angeles
Blythe Yee leads internal communications at LinkedIn, where she helps connect employees to the business and culture, drives transformational change, and helps leaders at all levels succeed.
Head of Internal Communications at LinkedIn
To her clients and colleagues, Melissa Waggener Zorkin is renowned for her belief in purpose, potential and possibility.