2021 Under 40 West Coast - Brand Innovators

2021 Under 40 West Coast

Brand Innovators Announces Ninth Annual List Of ’40 Under 40′ Brand Marketers in The West Coast U.S.

Honorees were nominated by the Brand Innovators community which includes more than 25,000 brand side marketers across the US, Canada and UK. Winners were then selected by the Brand Innovators editorial team based on their professional accomplishments, expertise in leveraging digital media and emerging advertising technology platforms and a drive to continually keep their respective brands on the cutting edge of innovation.

Following is the Brand Innovators ’40 Under 40′ West Coast Class of 2021:

  • Kennedy Reynolds, Vice President, Brand and Content, Acorns
  • Angelic Vendette, VP Marketing, Alo Yoga
  • Kayla Nocket, Media Execution Lead, Apple
  • Dani Ingram, Director, Applebee’s Brand Marketing, Applebee’s
  • Alissa Norby, VP, Digital Content and Strategy, BRON Studios
  • Kim Caldbeck, Chief Marketing Officer, Coursera
  • Emily Sly, VP, Global Marketing, Crocs, Inc.
  • Ashley Cartwright, Vice President, Media Planning & Strategy, Disney
  • Gayitri Budhraja, VP of Brand, e.l.f. Beauty, e.l.f. Beauty
  • Laurel Stark, Creative Director, The Sims, EA
  • Elle McCarthy, VP, EA Brand, EA
  • Patrick Benson, Senior Manager Social, El Pollo Loco
  • Diana Wolff, Global Head of Social Marketing, Facebook for Business, Facebook
  • Austin Ratner, Senior Partnerships Marketing Manager, Freshly
  • Bailey Mobley, Social Media Manager, Guess?
  • Shray Joshi, Head of Digital and Growth, Health-Ade
  • Lou Dubois, Director of Global Editorial Content, Hilton
  • Crystal Vinesse Thomas, Global Brand Leader Lifestyle/Luxury Brands, Hyatt Hotels
  • Michelle Grieco, Marketing Director, Icelandic Glacial
  • Erin Dress, Director Retail Marketing, Impossible Foods
  • Hannah Son, Director User Acquisition, JibJab
  • Meredith Lavery, Vice President, Marketing – Colorado Avalanche, KSE – Colorado Avalanche
  • Justis Kao, Chief Communications Officer / Head of Music, Loop Media, Inc.
  • Bryna Corcoran, Director of Social Media, Lyft
  • Christine Lustig, Lead, Media Investment, Meta
  • Katie Jokipii, VP, Growth and Retention Marketing, MeUndies
  • Meagan Yip, Director of Growth Marketing, MeUndies
  • Colleen Stauffer, Global Head of Creator Marketing, Pinterest
  • Josh Culver, Executive Director of Integrated Marketing, RE/MAX, LLC
  • Katharine Davis, Director of Communications, RE/MAX, LLC
  • Jenny Latz, Director of Shopper Marketing, Red Bull
  • Chelsie Arvizu, Director of eCommerce, Ripple Foods
  • Kara Richmond, Sr. Director of brand marketing, Tailored Brands
  • Jessica Wong, Global Director of Innovations + Development, TikTok
  • Alivia Birdwell, Global Lead, Creative & Content Strategy at Tile, Tile
  • Sandra Cordero, Senior Manager, Customer Messaging, Torrid
  • Sebastien Reyes, Vice President, Communications, U-Haul International
  • Itay Rahat, VP Product, Audiences & Marketing Technology, Warner Music Group
  • Michael Ribero, Chief Subscription Officer, WashPost
  • Kim Freer, CMO, CMO, Wetzel’s Pretzels