Daphne Wang Joins Bully Pulpit Interactive as Senior Director
Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is excited to announce that Daphne Wang has joined the BPI team, expanding the agency’s strategic communications offering. Based in Washington DC, Daphne will help manage BPI’s corporate communication capabilities and lead clients and accounts that sit at the intersection of corporate reputation and public affairs.
“Daphne brings a compelling combination of curiosity, communications acumen and a proven track record of advising global brands,” says BPI partner Ben LaBolt. “As we continue to drive campaigns that integrate advertising, strategic communications and creative, Daphne enhances our ability to deliver meaningful results for the brands, causes and campaigns that we represent.”
Daphne comes to BPI from APCO Worldwide where she was Senior Director and Head of Key Clients, leading large-scale, integrated global communications and corporate reputation programs for Fortune 500 clients and NGOs such as BlackBerry, GE, Mars, McCormick, the Near East Foundation, PepsiCo, RISE and Suntory. In 2012, she was named to PRWeek’s “40 Under 40,” a list of rising stars leading the charge for the next generation of communicators.
Daphne previously managed communications and media campaigns for public affairs and consumer goods clients at Rogers Finn Partners. As a professional violinist, she was also a teaching artist fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and served as chief of staff to Midori Goto, United Nations Messenger of Peace and Jascha Heifetz Chair at the University of Southern California (USC), where she led community engagement and university-wide initiatives.
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Daphne holds a master’s degree in Strategic Public Relations from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, a doctorate from the USC Thornton School of Music as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Johns Hopkins University.
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