Marriott - Stakeholder Intelligence Part One
Leigh Zarelli Lewis, Todd Strickler, Anna Zeng and Paul Tuscano are all extremely successful people involved in the technology and business worlds. The following information details each of their school and work history as well as their social media presence and any conference attendance or organization membership.
Leigh Zarelli Lewis
Zarelli Lewis holds a B.A. degree from Dartmouth College as well as an MBA with a focus on strategic management and marketing from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Between February 2011 and October 2012 she acted as Vice President of product development in the Disney interactive media group. Following this she worked until January 2014 as the Cheif Operating Officer at AOL — Patch.
Between January 2014 and June 2014, Zarelli Lewis was the Senior Vice President of Commerce at AOL. Between February 2015 and April 2017 she was the Senior Vice President of consumer digital products and platforms at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Finally, in August 2017, she took up the role of Senior Vice President of global digital at Marriott International, a position which she holds to date.
Zarelli Lewis has both a twitter account and a Facebook profile, however neither appear to be used frequently.
In 1998, Strickler gained a certificate in international economics and management from the Universita'Commerciale Luigi Bocconi. Subsequently, in 1999, he gained a B.A. in International Economics, with a minor in Accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During his time at UCLA, Strickler co-founded both the Bruin Leaders Forum and the Business Association. In 2005, Strickler gained an MBA from the IMB Business School, from which he graduated with a distinction in leadership.
Between January and June 1998 Strickler was a Creative Advertising Associate at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Following this, he worked until August 1998 as a Public Relations Associate for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Between June 1999 and August 2002, Strickler was a Consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He then became a Senior Consultant at IBM Global Business Services, a position which he held until December 2004.
Between January 2006 and December 2007, Strickler was a Manager of business planning and insight at Verizon Wireless. From this role he moved to become a Manager of new business development at Verizon Wireless, a role which he carried out until July 2009. From August 2009 until January 2011, Strickler stayed with Verizon Wireless to take on the role of Director of new business development. In January 2011 he moved to Softcard to take up the role of Vice President of product management, he held this position until December 2011 when he became the Vice President of commerce at Softcard. Following this, he took on the role of a Principal Consultant at Quesnay between May and September 2015. In October 2015 he took up the role of Vice President of mobile and digital guest experience for Marriott International, he holds this position to date.
Zeng holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Hamilton College. Between August and December 2010 she was an Accounts and Production Intern at the Createthe group. She stayed with the Createthe group to take on the role of an Associate Project Manager between June and November 2011. From January 2012 until May 2013 she was a Junior Digital Producer at Saatchi & Saatchi. From this she moved to MXM Mobile/Hyperfactory to take on the role of a Client Services and Mobile Producer.
In September 2014 she moved to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. to take up the role of a Mobile Product Manager, from this role she stayed with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to become an Associate Director of mobile products. In January 2018 she became the Director of mobile products for Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Zeng spoke at the Digital Product conference in 2016.
Zeng has a twitter account (@AnnaYYZ) and a Facebook profile. Her twitter account is quite inactive and her Facebook profile contains mainly photos of her family and travels.
Tuscano gained a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from Concordia University. Subsequently, he gained an MBA with a focus on product development and marketing from the George Washington University's School of Business. During this time he spent time studying abroad in India where he focused on international supply chain management and international information and communication technology.
Between May and August 1999, Tuscano was an Intern at Nortel Networks. From October 2000 he became a Systems Engineer for Motorola, a position which he held for 3 years. From October 2003 to April 2005, he was a Senior Systems Engineer at Nextel. Following this, he became a Manager of new product innovation at Verizon, a role which he held until October 2008. During this time he was also a sub-committee member of CITA, he held this role for six years.
From October 2008 to October 2011 he was a Director of product development and management at Verizon. He stayed with Verizon as a Managing Director of mobile commerce until early 2016. In February 2016 he became the Senior Director of mobile at Marriott International.
Tuscano has an active and extensive twitter account (@PaulTuscano) and Facebook profile. Tuscano attended the Upfront Summit conference in 2018.