Perry Hewitt works at the intersection of marketing and digital strategy, and is passionate about leading high-performing teams to drive sustainable change and impact. Her focus is on bringing modern marketing and product practices to mission-driven organizations.
Current and recent engagements include The Rockefeller Foundation, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and the Ballmer Group / USAFacts. Previously, as Harvard University’s chief digital officer, Perry conceived and led digital strategy for marketing, communications, and engagement for the general public, media, and alumni. Perry has also held marketing and strategy roles at firms including Crimson Hexagon, Razorfish, and Lotus Development Corporation. She has consulted to media companies on digital product development, and began her career in publishing at Houghton Mifflin.
Perry holds a number of leadership positions in organizations advancing marketing, technology, and entrepreneurship. She is a board member of Junior Achievement U.S.A., a founding board member at The Marketing Society’s New York City Hub, a Connect Council member at Glasswing AI Venture Capital, and an advisor to the Harvard Business School’s Digital Initiative. She advises students, startups, and cultural institutions; she also writes and speaks on topics including digital transformation, product management, marketing content strategy, and women in leadership.
She has lived and worked in Switzerland, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Australia, and now lives in New York City.