Omar Johnson

Marketing and brand expert, entrepreneur, author

Johnson is the former CMO at Beats by Dre, and former VP of marketing at Apple. Adweek named Johnson a “Brand Genius” in 2013, and Business Insider named him one of the “Most Innovative CMOs” in 2016. He attributes part of his success to the diverse team he assembled at Beats.

Our team [was] roughly 55 percent female. Black, white, Asian, Hispanic, purple hair, blue hair, pink hair, no hair, tattoos … if you walk in any major city and you picked a random 100 people, they would look like my team.

Omar Johnson
LOCATION: Santa Barbara, CA
TOPICS: Marketing, brands, diversity

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