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Jessica Clifton

US Head of Digital
Edelman

Jess brings 18 years of integrated marketing and innovative digital experience to Edelman. In her current position, Jess is focused on scaling and growing Edelman's Digital offering to support the rapidly changing needs of clients. Prior to overseeing U.S. Digital, Jess served as the U.S. Head of Emerging Specialties where she was focused on building and scaling digital offerings including paid media, digital business transformation, influencer strategy and programming, digital analytics, user experience, digital entertainment and social customer care.

Throughout her career in marketing and advertising, Jess has leveraged a combination of brand strategy, emerging technology, and social savvy to help a variety of brands tell stories through the lens of innovation. Notable former clients include Activision, Disney, Petco, PepsiCo, Porsche, Warner Brothers and Volkswagen. Prior to joining Edelman, Jess worked at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners ad various other advertising agencies including Carmichael Lynch, Merkle and FCB.

Jess was recognized by PRWeek in 2016 as “40 Under 40 Innovator in Creativity and Influence” and recognized by Holmes Report in 2017 as “Innovator 25 North America.”

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