Full Name
Tiana Holt
Job Title
Principal and Chief Strategy Officer
Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve
Speaker Bio
Tiana brings her intellectual curiosity and passion for innovation to all of her
endeavors. She prides herself in helping clients not only see the future, but also
apply it to their business today. During her 14-year tenor, she has managed the business side of FPBR. As a long-standing Principal with Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve, she helps Fortune 500 companies around the world including Allergan Pharmaceuticals, American Express, Citibank, The Coca-Cola Company, Comcast, Constellation Brands, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Mars and Investec South Africa look around the corner to monetize Future Trends. These engagements have included challenges such as what is the Future of commerce. . She has also been a featured speaker at the Harvard Business School, J&J Pediatrics EVEolution Workshop and both Frito Lay’s Marketing and Colgate’s Global Innovation days.
Prior to FPBR, Tiana joined the WPP network through their MBA Marketing Fellowship program, starting with Ogilvy & Mather Planning in New York, working with Hill & Knowlton, as well as Young & Rubicam;s BrandBuzzz.
Before business school, Tiana worked with THINK New Ideas as an e-Marketing Strategist to build consistent brand identities across online and offline media for clients such as Yahoo!, Coca-Cola and TBS. However, she learned the marketing fundamentals with Procter & Gamble in a number of marketing roles including Customer Brand Marketing and Business Development on a wide range of brands such as Folgers, Sunny Delight, Tide and Pantene.
Tiana completed her MBA at Harvard Business School. She also graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan Business School BBA program in Marketing / Information Technology and a minor in African-American studies. In her other interests, she is a former professional dancer / choreographer / costume designer and currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Michael and sons, Maxson and Maddox.
Tiana Holt