Heather Stern

Chief Mktg & Talent Officer

Heather brings a fusion of creativity and business acumen that allows her to push the boundaries of brand building. Balancing strategic thinking with practical execution, she elevates the firm's visibility through innovative brand activations, thought leadership, and media and industry relations. From SXSW to Cannes, Bloomberg and beyond, Heather has partnered with the world’s leading organizations to curate conversations that serve a bigger purpose and help build Lippincott's client and influencer networks.

Prior to joining Lippincott, Heather served as vice president of marketing and a member of the executive management team for WPP's Millward Brown where she drove the firm's North American strategy and spearheaded global marketing initiatives. Heather is a founding member of the AIGA Women Lead steering committee, which was established to address inequities in the design industry.

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