Anne advises companies, organizations and movements on their strategy, messaging and brands. With special affection for the Millennial generation, she is a lifelong student of how ideas move through culture, and that curiosity feeds her work with clients.
In the last year, Anne has advised digital media publishers, cause-driven social enterprises, multinational corporations, political organizations and new ventures on a range of brand and end-consumer communications matters. In 2016, Anne served as Special Advisor for Millennial Engagement on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, where she consulted across campaign functions during the general election to engage voters under 35. Previously, she worked as Senior Vice President at Viacom, leading Scratch, a creative consultancy she helped imagine and build. Scratch guides organizations and leaders through transformational change, applying the cultural and audience expertise of Viacom to develop insights, strategy, messages, content, products and experiences that resonate. Anne joined Viacom in 2008 and, prior to Scratch, worked in Development & Programming at MTV360 and Integrated Programming at mtvU, MTV’s Emmy and Peabody award winning college network. Before joining Viacom, Anne worked on Capitol Hill in the office of U.S. Senator Jon Corzine of New Jersey, as a policy advisor covering a range of issues including technology, gun safety and the economy. She also spent time in management consulting at BCG and working in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis, her hometown.
She regularly serves as an expert resource on Millennials and their impact on the brands, industries and movements that are changing the world. She has been featured at TEDxEast, the United Nations, South by Southwest, Harvard Business School, Yale University, Goldman Sachs’ Talks@GS, Share.Like.Buy conference, and has addressed audiences in North and South America, Europe and Asia, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, members of Congress, political campaigns, and a variety of industry summits for media, entertainment, automotive, financial services and sustainability. She has also appeared on Yahoo! News and VoiceAmerica Radio, and been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and Forbes.
Anne holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a JD from Harvard Law School and a BS in Symbolic Systems from Stanford. She serves on the executive board of Venture for America and has found home in New York with her husband and son.