Lynne d Johnson is a Content + Community Consultant who was formerly a Director of Digital and Social Media at Waggener Edstrom
and a Senior Social Media Strategist at R/GA
,. Prior to that, she was SVP Social Media for The Advertising Research Foundation
, where she focused on content, brand and social media development and strategy, and spearheaded the launch of The ARF Social Media Council
, among many other key initiatives.
Before the ARF, Lynne was a senior editor and community director FastCompany.com
, a leading website and community for people passionate about business ideas that also offers the complete content of Fast Company magazine. There, she also wrote Digital Media Diva
, a technology blog following web, media, and consumer trends, as well as launched an online community of readers around topic interests and network of expert bloggers.
Blogging since 2001, she writes at lynnedjohnson.com
. Also a consultant, Johnson works with media properties on digital content, branding, and social media development and strategy. Prior to Fast Company, she served as the general manager, new media for VIBE, SPIN, and VIBE Vixen where she managed marketing, editorial, production, business development, and sales operations for the magazine's web sites and mobile properties. An adjunct professor in the Audrey Cohen School for Human Services at the Metropolitan College of New York, Lynne also wrote the foreward for the recent publication, Tactical Transparency: How Leaders Can Leverage Social Media to Maximize Value and Build Their Brand
by Shel Holtz and John C. Havens. She holds a BA in journalism and an MBA in media management.