Vicki LinsPresident and CEO at CTAM US
Vicki Lins is an award-winning marketer with 30 years of experience in the media, technology and telecom sectors. Her expertise includes building and distinguishing brands, a strong track record of strategic market development and growth, demonstrated power leading consumer-centric initiatives to gain competitive advantage and an in-depth understanding of the transformational impact of technology on media, advertising and consumer engagement.
As president and CEO of CTAM, Vicki unites leaders in media, entertainment and technology to enrich consumers’ lives with exciting experiences, from what they watch to how they communicate, to the way they live and work. She oversees CTAM’s efforts to drive collaborative marketing and communications initiatives so member companies can achieve greater success by working together, and ultimately better serve the millions of people they engage every day.
Prior to CTAM, Vicki served the executive vice president and chief marketing officer of United Way Worldwide, where she led global brand strategy, integrated marketing and strategic communications. Previously, she was executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Clear Channel Outdoor.
Vicki serves on the board of the CTAM Educational Foundation, responsible for the hallmark Cable Executive Management at Harvard Business School program.
Among her honors, Lins has been a longstanding recipient of the Cablefax Top 100 and Most Powerful Women awards, inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers, named a “Woman to Watch” by Multichannel News and featured as a First Mover by Adweek. A career-long champion of WICT (Women in Cable & Telecommunications), Vicki has served as a board member and is a graduate of both the WICT Senior Executive Summit at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Betsy Magness Leadership Program.
Vicki holds an M.A. in Communication Management from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.