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Jenn Szekely

Coley Porter Bell / President

As President of Coley Porter Bell, Jenn leads the US business and has a proven track record of building immersive brands that drive growth. She has deep expertise in marketing, strategy, brand identity, design and experience, and is a true balance of a right-brain creative and left-brain strategic thinker. Jenn sits on the Coley Porter Bell Global leadership team.

From fashion to finance, Jenn’s experience spans across a wide variety of sectors, working with clients such as: Target, IBM, Westin, Merck, Blue Origin, Sony, Peloton, Moderna, Martin Guitars, IHG, Tupperware, NetJets, J.Crew, Universal, Pernod Ricard, Dow Jones, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Carters, SC Johnson, Nationwide, Bell (Helicopter), MIT, Spectrum and more.

A passion of Jenn’s is writing about brands and the world of branding, marketing and design. Over the last few years several of her thought pieces or comments have been published in global media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Campaign, WARC, Brandingmag and WWD.

Before her career in branding, Jenn ran her own company, which included two retail stores in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in fashion, art, antiques and design that won numerous awards and received critical acclaim in national and global newspapers, magazines, books and television.

Jenn’s current clients include, Merck, Pearson, Martin Guitars, Moderna, Halliburton, Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

Sectors include, Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare, Technology, Nonprofit, Education, Entertainment, FMCG, Financial Services and Manufacturing.