Dr. Joanna Dodd Massey

Dr. Joanna Dodd Massey

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Joanna Dodd Massey is an experienced C-level communications marketing executive and Board Director, who advises executive teams at Fortune 500 companies, startups and nonprofits. She is also an author and corporate speaker.

Dr. Massey has worked for over 25 years strategizing on global brand reputation management at companies, such as Condé Nast, Lionsgate, CBS, Viacom, Discovery and Hasbro. She managed corporate turnaround as Condé Nast transitioned from print to digital video; risk and crisis communications for publicly held companies with their consumers, regulators, investors and advertisers; culture transformation when Lionsgate purchased Starz, CBS converted UPN to The CW, and Discovery shuttered its Hub TV Network; successful communications with diverse stakeholders as head of internal and external communications; and multi-million dollar P&Ls as a department leader.


Dr. Massey’s career spans media, film, TV, digital video, publishing, venture capital and academia. She is based in the United States and has international experience working with partners in Europe, the UK, China and India.


She is also a sought-after corporate speaker, a Board Director for publicly held companies and nonprofits, including the International Women’s Forum & Women’s Forum of New York, an adjunct professor at Columbia University, and the author of two books, Culture Shock: Surviving Five Generations in One Workplace and Communicating During a Crisis: Influencing Others When the Stakes Are High.