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How are you staying relevant in the digital age?

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Please join the JL MC 110 class in 163 Hamilton Hall at 11 a.m. on Nov. 4 to hear from alumna Gladys Nortey. Nortey will present virtually. Individuals may attend in person or participate via WebEx.

Gladys Nortey

Email Angela Powers at for the WebEx link.

Nortey is a results-driven digital transformation leader with over 20 years work experience finding solutions in the areas of business-to-consumer/business-to-business digital marketing, branding, product marketing, strategy, change and project management for various Silicon Valley technology companies, including Yahoo!, Canal+ Technologies, Altera, SchoolMessenger, Vocera Communications, Nice Advertising, Datafinity Group/Adobe, Intuit and Veritas Technologies.

Along with her corporate affiliations, Nortey served as an adjunct professor of advertising at San Jose State University where she led her students to win the PepsiCo Mountain Dew Dewmocracy WhiteOut video challenge in 2010 resulting in the opportunity to produce a national TV/online commercial for the PepsiCo Dewmocracy campaign.

Nortey received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Iowa State University‚Äôs Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She served as a member of the Iowa State University Greenlee School of Journalism Advisory Council from 2016-2019. Nortey has held various memberships on the American Advertising Federation, was president of the Silicon Valley AAF chapter from 2008-2010 and has judged several local ADDY award shows.

She is a certified project management professional and certified facilitator for social intelligence for project managers. She is a member of the PMI Silicon Valley and PMI Ghana chapters. Nortey leads her consultancy firm Nortey Solutions.