Leslie Berland is the marketing lead responsible for Twitter’s global consumer, product, and sales marketing and global communications. Leslie also served as chief people officer from 2017 to 2021.
Prior to joining the company in 2016, she was executive vice president of global advertising and marketing and digital partnerships at American Express. As a member of the company’s global management team, Leslie oversaw advertising, media, sponsorships, content, brand identity, and digital partnerships. Earlier in her career, Leslie led PR and online communications strategies for global brands on the agency side. Leslie joined American Express in 2005 and led a global team responsible for creating marketplace demand and driving commerce through differentiated products, marketing, and customer experiences globally.
Her marketing work has been recognized with several awards from the Cannes Lions, D&AD, FEPE, OBIE, and One Show. In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Leslie was named one of Forbes’ Most Influential CMOs, and she has also been recognized by Ad Age, Adweek, and Business Insider as an industry leader.
Leslie earned a B.S. from Boston University’s College of Communication.
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