Bozoma Saint John
Bozoma Saint John
Hall of Fame Inducted Marketing Executive, Author, and Entrepreneur
Bozoma Saint John is a Hall of Fame Inducted Marketing Executive, Entrepreneur and Author of her memoir, The Urgent Life— and she is worthy of the Harvard Business School case study written about her career, titled “Leading with Authenticity and Urgency.”

She is a dynamic and influential business leader who has consistently broken barriers and shattered glass ceilings throughout her career in various industries; including roles as the Global CMO of Netflix, CMO of Endeavor, CBO of Uber, Head of Marketing of Apple Music & iTunes and Head of Music and Entertainment Marketing at PepsiCo.

With her distinctive style, fearless leadership, and commitment to making the world a more inclusive place, Bozoma Saint John continues to leave an indelible mark on the business world and beyond. Bozoma’s work has been lauded and awarded with notable recognition including (but not limited to) induction into the Marketing Hall of Fame (2022), induction into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement (2014), induction into Billboard’s Women in Music Hall of Fame (2018); and has been included in Fast Company’s Most Creative People (2013), The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 list (2018) and crowned as The World's Most Influential CMO by Forbes (2021).

Bozoma Saint John is not just a corporate powerhouse; she is a vocal advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, using her platform to inspire change and empower women and underrepresented groups. Born in Ghana and raised in the United States, Bozoma Saint John’s journey to success is an inspirational tale of perseverance and ambition. Her charismatic and unapologetic approach to leadership has made her a beacon of inspiration for professionals worldwide. Boz has expanded her service outside of the US, and been named as an Ambassador for the African Diaspora and Special Envoy to the President of Ghana. Boz is also a philanthropic Ambassador to Pencils of Promise in Ghana and serves on the boards of Vital Voices, Soho House and the CFDA. In academic circles, Boz sits on the Board of Trustees at her alma mater, Wesleyan University. She has also created a public online class, “The Badass Workshop” to teach the nuances of achieving success when one feels like an outsider, and to become their greatest selves.

She is a true trailblazer, breaking down barriers for future generations of leaders and leaving a legacy of innovation and empowerment. But by far her greatest achievement is in raising her 14 year old daughter, Lael.