LOCATION: Long Island City, NY
AREA(S) OF EXPERTISE: Tourism, Luxury Marketing, Crisis Communications, Destination Marketing, Speech Writing, Employer Branding, Diversity & Inclusion
BIO: David Perez is a senior communications professional with 15 years of experience leading campaigns for some of the world's most beloved brands. With a career that has been shaped at the world's largest public relations agencies, David has been a trusted partner to brands that include Dove, Starbucks, Emirates Airline, British Airways, LVMH and the Mexico Tourism Board. Fueled by a passion for connecting brands with the people that shape global conversations, David has a knack for giving brands a place in "the culture," infusing reality and human insights into communications strategies. As the tourism and luxury sector lead at MSL, the sole public relations and influence agency within Publicis Groupe, David works across the agency's sectors of excellence to provide counsel and protect clients' reputation. He has emerged as a thought leader in the agency on the topic of diversity and inclusion, supporting the agency's participation at forums such as AdColor, and guiding LVMH employer branding efforts. David is a native New Yorker, born to Colombian and Puerto Rican parents, is fluent in Spanish and French, and is a graduate of the College of Communications at Boston University.