Justin Blake

Board Member at GLAAD

Justin Blake heads Edelman’s Global Leadership positioning offer, guiding leaders in telling their authentic stories in today's complex communications environment. Justin counsels CEOs and other executive-level leaders to develop differentiating and relevant messages and communicate them through a range of channels, including media, conferences, digital and direct-to-influencer engagement.

A 20-year Edelman veteran, Justin’s work has spanned a number of sectors and geographies. He has worked with, government officials, university presidents, NGO heads and numerous FORTUNE 500 CEOs and executives.

Justin leads Edelman’s client work at Davos where he has attended since 2002. He has worked with CEOs from more than 50 companies for their World Economic Forum engagement, including media training and prep.

Justin served for four years as Managing Director, Corporate & Public Affairs, Edelman New York – leading 170 professions in the areas of corporate & financial communications, public affairs, corporate social responsibility, technology and employee engagement.

Prior to joining Edelman, Justin was Director of Communications for the New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce. At the Partnership, the city’s leading business organization made up of hundreds of CEO’s, Justin was responsible for all public relations and marketing. He was an assistant press secretary for the 1993 Presidential Inaugural Parade and has worked on various political campaigns, including Clinton/Gore 92, where he served as a press aide on the first national bus tour.

He is a Duke University Media Fellow and is a former Young Leader of the Milken Institute and BMW Foundation. He is a Trustee of the Classic Stage Company in New York and on the Steering Committee of the World Economic Forum Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality.


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