Principal of Adam Friedman Associates
Adam Friedman, M.A., M.B.A., is principal of Adam Friedman Associates, a communications consulting firm, and is an adjunct professor at NYU where he teaches writing and communications in the Public Relations graduate program. Over the years, he has counseled and coached senior executives for interviews and for appearances on television. He is an authority on media and presentation training and has written speeches for many CEOs and government officials.
With three decades of experience in business, industry and the non-profit sector, he has a unique perspective in navigating today’s complex career issues. The breadth of his experience comes from working with people in a variety of industries, including marketing, finance, technology, healthcare, retail and manufacturing.
EVP, Global Brand Marketing & Communications for MWWPR
Alissa Blate is Executive Vice President, Global Brand Marketing and Communications for MWWPR. She has three decades of experience as a trusted counselor to executives within all levels of an organization looking to deliver business results through communications strategies. Alissa’s expertise is focused on established companies looking to reinvent and evolve their business and challenger brands who want to make an impact through public relations. She is recognized for developing game changing campaigns that help brands Matter More in the competitive business environment. With subject matter and category knowledge across a wide range of industries, Alissa has counseled C-Suite and communications executives and brands in many diverse business sectors, from technology and travel to consumer product and food/restaurant.