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Sharing Invaluable Insights

Those who teach in the Executive Master's in Marketing and Strategic Communications have been selected for their deep understanding of the changing dynamics of the fields in which they specialize. Many are senior executives themselves, who have worked for top consumer brands, world-renowned agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. They share their expertise, providing real- world scenarios that bring the content they teach to life, preparing you for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

From the growth of brands to the impact of consumer psychology on decision-making, the role of automation to AI in driving communications, the unique needs of an emerging generation to the ethics and purpose of marketing and PR, our faculty members and guest lecturers—including CMOs, CCOs, and other senior business leaders—offer their invaluable perspectives and advice.

Faculty, Guest Lecturers, and Advisors

Douwe Bergsma

Douwe Bergsma
Chief Marketing Officer
Piedmont Healthcare

Guest Lecturer

Milos Bujisic

Milos Bujisic
Clinical Associate Professor, Integrated Marketing Communications

Professional Experience:
leadership and training roles in healthcare, fashion, hospitality, and retail

Marc de Swaan Arons

Marc de Swaan Arons
Founder, Institute for Real Growth

Advisory Council Member

“What I like about this NYU SPS program is that it sets out to combine the depth of academics with the real-life practicalities of today’s marketing leader reality. Precisely what the leaders of tomorrow need to unleash their potential.”

Michael Diamond

Michael Diamond 
Academic Director
Clinical Assistant Professor Integrated Marketing and Communications

Professional Experience:
Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Time Warner Cable; Strategy Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton

Alice Fournier

Alice Fournier
VP Global Digital Development and Chief Digital Officer
WD-40 Company

Guest Lecturer

“Driving business transformation through strong digital capabilities is one of the most important skills of leaders today and tomorrow. Great to see a program proactively address these needs.”

Stephan Gans

Stephan Gans
Senior Vice President, Chief Insights & Analytics Officer
PepsiCo

Guest Lecturer

Bahriye Goren

Bahriye Goren
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing

Professional Experience:
Executive Director, Innovation and Strategy; Brand Manager, Unilever

Jonathan Halvorson

Jonathan Halvorson
Global SVP, Consumer Experience
Mondelēz International

Guest Lecturer

“The future of marketing, which is quickly becoming the present day, requires executive leaders to have not only a greater breadth of knowledge, but some deep functional expertise. Knowledge that was once the domain of specialists, is quickly becoming the core agenda of the CMO. NYU’s Executive Masters in Marketing and Strategic Communications equips senior leaders with the tangible skills and knowledge they need to not just succeed in this new environment, but thrive.”

Antonio Lucio

Antonio Lucio
Former Global CMO, Facebook

Advisory Council Member

“Trust is the new Brand Equity.  Never has there been a greater need for tighter coordination between the Marketing and Comms function. The NYU Executive Masters in Marketing and Strategic Communications provides the right foundation for professionals who want to drive growth in the Age of Trust.”

Kathryn Metcalfe

Kathryn Metcalfe
Chief Communications Officer, CVS Health

Advisory Council Member

“Expanding your mind and skill set are critical in our complex and rapidly evolving business environment. This isn't just about differentiating yourself on a resume; it's about finding lifelong inspiration.”

Javier Meza

Javier Meza
Marketing SVP, LATAM at The Coca-Cola Company

Advisory Council Member

“Building a successful marketing career requires the right combination of talent, knowledge, experiences, and attitude. Great marketers are usually curious life-long learners.”

Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott
Clinical Assistant Professor
PR and Corporate Communications

Professional Experience:
Managing Director, Thought Leadership, Ogilvy USA; President, Edelman Intelligence

Sonjaya Singh Gaur

Sonjaya Singh Gaur
Clinical Professor Marketing

Professional Experience:
Independent Director, Bank of India

David Tinson

David Tinson
Chief Marketing Officer
Electronic Arts

Guest Lecturer

Jennifer Scott

Kirsten Allegri Williams
Chief Marketing Officer, Optimizely

Guest Lecturer

“The exponential rise of digital business models across every industry require modernized learning paradigms for the growth CMO.  The NYU program equips marketers for enterprise collaboration to deliver accelerated, sustainable pathways to growth.”

Allyson Witherspoon

Allyson Witherspoon
Chief Marketing Officer
Nissan Motor Corporation

Guest Lecturer

“Consumer wants and needs and how brands deliver them has never been more important for the evolving role of CMO. The NYU Executive Masters in Marketing and Strategic Communications provides both concept theory and real world application for how to survive but most importantly prepare to thrive in the dynamic world of marketing and communications.”