Chief Marketing Officer
The Ohio State University
Adrienne Nazon joined The Ohio State University in 2015 as Vice President, Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Mrs. Nazon is responsible for brand and strategic marketing development and execution to enhance and protect the brand and inspire choice and advocacy across a broad set of audiences in support of the university’s reputational and revenue-generating goals.
Prior to her current role, Mrs. Nazon served as the executive director of marketing for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Bringing more than two and a half decades of experience leading marketing and branding efforts in support of major brands, her background includes B2B and B2C marketing and marketing business information, research and data management at both publicly and privately held companies, ranging from a start-up (Transora.com - global B2B supply chain marketplace) to several fortune 500 companies (United Distillers & Vintners/Diageo), Quaker Oats/Pepsi, and Kraft Foods). In addition to marketing, she has held leadership roles in information technology, engineering, sales and consulting.
Mrs. Nazon earned her Master of Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing and Finance, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer systems engineering from Howard University.
Her other interests include domestic hunger, adult literacy, childhood cancer survivorship and Special Olympics.