Lynne d Johnson

Content & Community Engagement Strategist, LdJ Communications

Lynne d Johnson

Content & Community Engagement Strategist, LdJ Communications
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Biography

Lynne d Johnson is an acclaimed digital strategist and storyteller, best known for her visionary work leading cross-functional teams to develop cutting edge content and community platforms for top media brands like Vibe, Spin, and Fast Company. As a marketing and public relations agency executive, she also developed creative campaigns that helped businesses transform prospects into customers, and customers into loyalists. Currently, Lynne is a consultant, adjunct professor, and tech evangelist who writes a weekly tech column for Ebony.com, and is a frequent guest on the widely viewed web series This Week In Google. Previously, she served as a director of digital and social media strategy at Waggener Edstrom, senior social media strategist at R/GA, SVP of social media at the Advertising Research Foundation, senior editor and community director at Fast Company, and general manager of digital at Vibe and Spin.

An expert in the areas of marketing and technology, Lynne was awarded a MVMT 50 Top 10 Innovators award in 2015 at SXSW Interactive, and was also the recipient of the 2006 Black Weblog Awards Black Blogger Achievement award. In 2015, she was featured as a tech innovator in an AT&T ad spot called “Seeing Stars.” A notable speaker, Lynne has keynoted and presented at many conferences including PRSA Digital Impact, Web 2.0 Expo, and AdTech. Her writing has been featured as both poetry and essays in anthologies, as well as in many print and digital publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from SUNY New Paltz, an Advanced Certificate in Multicultural Studies from The College of Mount Saint Vincent, and a Master of Business Administration degree in Media Management from Metropolitan College of New York.