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.
Perry currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer for data.org, a platform for partnerships to build the field of data science for social impact. Recent engagements include Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Rockefeller Foundation, and 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 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 is a recent transplant from NYC to NC.