Brooke Skinner Ricketts is a digital & communications strategy expert. She
is passionate about ideas that move people on a mass scale and in a
cross-cultural, cross-channel manner. She has launched brands, products
and creative campaigns around the world. A native of Louisville, KY she
has lived in Chicago for 10+ years where she is currently Head of Brand
Strategy at Twitter. In this role she leads a team who works with marketers
and agencies to devise Twitter-centric solutions that drive their brands and
creative ambitions forward. Previous roles include Head of Brand Strategy
at DigitasLBi Chicago & San Francisco and Global Strategic Planning
Director on the SC Johnson account at FCB. She has taught courses and
been a guest speaker at at the Miami Ad School, the Art Institute of
Chicago, Columbia College, Northwestern University, 4As Transformation,
DMA2013. She has been honored as one of Crain’s Chicago 40 Under 40,
a 2014 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow, a 2015 White House LGBTQ
Tech Summit Fellow, and a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.
She serves on the boards of SHE100, Housing Opportunities for Women
and Cubs Charities.
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