Whitney Magnuson

Senior Director, Social Marketing, Northwestern Mutual

Whitney Magnuson is a digital & social marketing professional, former attorney, and travel enthusiast. A 15-year veteran of the marketing and communications industry, Whitney previously served in a variety of executive marketing roWhitney is an award-winning global marketing executive who has built her career around inspiring diverse, distributed teams to deliver game-changing work that drives unparalleled business impact. As the current Senior Director of Social Marketing for Northwestern Mutual, Whitney's passion and talent for full-funnel digital, social media, campaign and content marketing has led to her recognition by groups such as Brand Innovators, Digiday, CIO Review Magazine, and SXSW. Prior to joining NM, she also had the pleasure of leading marketing teams at Hilton, IBM, and Google.

A former attorney and entrepreneur, Whitney brings an analytical and detail-oriented approach to marketing and advertising. When she isn’t working, Whitney is an avid traveler, foodie, and Orangetheory devotee. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and a very spoiled pet cat.

les in the tech world with companies like IBM, Spredfast (now Khoros), and Google. With a B.A. in Public Relations from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, Whitney is based in Dallas, TX, and lives with her husband and one very spoiled pet cat.