Marty Swant, Editor, Forbes CMO Network, noted that marketing leaders are “reimagining business and leadership more broadly.”
Some of the notable names on this year’s list includes:
- Melissa Grady, Cadillac’s CMO: Her efforts to launch the 2021 Escalade, which included collaboration with Spike Lee, as well as a private concert with James Blake, helped land her on the list.
- Jessie Becker, SVP of Marketing at Impossible Foods: She helped launch and scale the Impossible Burger and pivoted the company’s “in-person tasting strategy" to a digital strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Tesa Aragones, Discord’s CMO: Her efforts to launch a college ambassador program and a virtual event with more than 200,000 attendees helped land her on the list.
- Nick Tran, Head of Global Marketing at TikTok: Navigating TikTok's rise and tapping into trends that connect with the platform’s users are some of the reasons Tran is on the list.