As the Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, Bozoma Saint John has risen to the top of her industry and has become an icon for women and people of color everywhere. Her journey to success inspires, motivates, and challenges us all to be our best selves.
Growing up in a working-class family in Colorado Springs, she quickly learned the value of hard work and determination. Saint John attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut, where she earned a degree in African-American Studies and English.
After graduation, Saint John began her career in advertising, working for several major companies, including Arnold Worldwide and Spike Lee’s advertising agency, Spike DDB. Her success in the advertising world earned her a reputation as one of the top marketing professionals in the industry, and Apple soon recruited her to become their Head of Global Consumer Marketing for iTunes and Apple Music.
During her time at Apple, Saint John made history as the first black woman to present at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Her captivating presentation earned her a standing ovation and instantly made her a household name. Saint John’s work at Apple helped to transform the company’s image and set the standard for marketing in the tech industry.
In 2017, Saint John became the Chief Brand Officer at Uber, responsible for revamping the company’s image and reputation after a series of scandals. Her work at Uber earned her widespread acclaim, and Forbes magazine named her one of the most powerful women in business.
As the Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, Saint John pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. She is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has used her platform to champion underrepresented groups and inspire the next generation of leaders.
In addition to her professional achievements, Saint John is also a dedicated philanthropist. She has worked with several non-profit organizations, including (RED), which is focused on raising awareness and funds for the fight against HIV/AIDS. Saint John has also used her voice to speak out on critical social issues, including police brutality and systemic racism.
Bozoma Saint John is an inspiration to us all. Her unwavering determination, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to social justice have made her a true icon in business. As we navigate an ever-changing landscape, let us look to Saint John’s example and strive to positively impact the world around us.