As Executive VP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for Sony Music Group, Tiffany R. Warren will expand equity and inclusion activities and policies across all Sony Music Group’s (SMG) global recorded music, publishing, and corporate divisions, reporting directly to SMG Chairman Rob Stringer.
Previously, as the Senior VP, Chief Diversity Officer for Omnicom Group, Warren oversaw a team of 25+ Chief Diversity Officers and Directors focused on Omnicom-wide change efforts through the award-winning Omnicom People Engagement Network (OPEN) for the support, advancement, and retention of top performing talent inclusive of women, people of color and LGBT professionals.
Recognized as a leader in diversity, Warren is a talent strategist with 24+ years of championing diverse professionals in the creative industries. In 2005, she founded ADCOLOR, which launched the ADCOLOR Conference, Awards, FUTURES program, and ADCOLOR in Music. As President of ADCOLOR, she has been widely recognized for the progress and direction the creative industries have taken around diversity, equity & inclusion.
Warren also serves as the 2021-2022 Chair of the National Board of Directors for the American Advertising Federation (AAF), spearheading the expansion of the organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts while emphasizing the audio, music, and entertainment aspects of AAF’s programming.
She was honored as an Advertising Age Woman to Watch, AAF District 2 “Role Model” Diversity Achievement Award, AAF Hall of Achievement Inductee and The Jack Avrett Volunteer Award Recipient, AAF Pioneer in Diversity Award (Omnicom Group), 4A’s MAIP Gladiator Award, the National Association Black Journalists’ Patricia L. Tobin Media Professional Award Recipient, The European Diversity Awards’ Global Diversity Champion Award, AOL MAKER, the New York Urban League’s Frederick Douglass Medallion and the AAF Barton G. Cummings Gold Medal for Distinguished Service, the 4A’s 100 People Who Make Advertising Great List, Ebony 100 and John A. Reisenbach Distinguished Citizenship Award, Black Enterprise Top Executive in Diversity 2019, DoSomething.org 2020 Empower Player, 2021 Henry Crown Fellow and 2021 Billboard Change Agent.