Hannah Seligson

Quantum Leap

Changing the way an organization is aligned to proactively meet new challenges

  Leontyne Green IKEA   Leontyne Green knows a thing or two about assembling cabinets—both the kitchen kind and the advisory kind. When she first took over as CMO of IKEA North America, one…

The All-Star

Boris Kodjoe: Building a Sustainable Personal Brand

When Boris Kodjoe speaks to students at Brand U, a program he created through the United Negro College Fund, he is passionate about how important it is to brand yourself.…

The Catalyst

Soledad O'Brien: The CNN Anchor Sets Up a Foundation to Provide Hands-on Help for Young Women in Need of Educational Opportunity

CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien says it all started quietly with an eighth-grader named Alexia Wilson from New Orleans. Alexia couldn’t afford the tuition to the private high…

The Change Agents

John Osborn, Gina Christie, Peter Drakoulias

  John Osborn President & Chief Executive Officer | BBDO, New York   “We cannot do what we do without diversity,” says John Osborn. Those are words that guide the head of BBDO’s flagship…

The Advocates

Jerime Black, Rashad Robinson

  Jerime Black National Sales and Marketing Manager | Barefoot Wine & Bubbly   As far as he knows, Jerime Black is the only person in the wine industry with the title “national sales…