Omar Johnson

Omar Johnson | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Omar Johnson | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Former Apple Marketing VP, Adweek “Brand Genius” And Globally Renowned Brand Innovator
Inject liquid gold inspiration into your brand and team with Omar Johnson, speaker, author, and advocate for racial equity and youth empowerment.

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Land Your Brand - A Leader's Guide To Presence And Purpose
Whether it’s a product, service or company, strong brands create an emotional bond with its customers that result in loyalty, engagement, and advocacy. They don’t only offer a product; they create an experience. Leaders are the same - but they often don’t look intentionally at what kind of experience they are creating for those around them. Based on her experience in Brand Management at Procter & Gamble (the world’s premiere brand builder), research in behavioral economics, and years working with Fortune 500 leaders, Dr. Harbison will guide leaders in a highly energizing and interactive session.
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Omar Johnson | Speaker Biography

Omar is an exceptional marketing innovator with a proven track record in building world-class brands. With his experience as the former CMO of Beats by Dre and VP of Marketing at Apple, Omar has successfully led various aspects of marketing, from brand development and positioning to advertising and global digital marketing.

During his tenure, Omar played a pivotal role in driving the growth of Beats, taking it from a $20 million company to a $2.0 billion dollar category leader. Under his leadership, Beats became the number one premium headphone brand in over 25 countries, ultimately leading to its acquisition by Apple for $3 billion in 2014. Recognized for his outstanding contributions, Omar was honored as a "Brand Genius" by Adweek and named one of the "Most Innovative CMOs" by Business Insider in 2016.

In addition to his impressive achievements at Beats and Apple, Omar has also worked with renowned international brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Kraft Foods, and Campbell Soup, delivering numerous successful marketing campaigns. Some of his notable works include producing memorable TV commercials for Nike, featuring iconic athletes like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Omar has been actively involved in various initiatives aimed at promoting racial equity and empowering younger generations. He has contributed to the development of initiatives such as We The People and We Got Next, and authored the influential book, Dear White Corporate America, which encourages conversations about racial equity and encourages younger generations to take action through voting, polling, and representation in government.

If you're looking to infuse your brand and team with inspiration and success, a conversation with Omar is just a few clicks away. Get ready to experience the ultimate pep talk and benefit from Omar's expertise and passion for marketing excellence.

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