Elianne Ramos, CEO, Speak Hispanic
Elianne is Principal and CEO of Speak Hispanic Marketing and the Vice‐Chair of Marketing and PR for Latinos in Social Media (LATISM). Known online as @ERGeekGoddess, Elianne is the moderator to highly rated Google+ On Air broadcasts, Facebook and Twitter chats with up to 20+ million impressions. Her specialty is the production of high quality social media experiences that seamlessly merge online with offline efforts. She is considered one of the most influential Latinas in social media.
A Hispanic Communications Specialist with 18 years of experience in Creative Direction, Copywriting, Public Speaking, Public Relations and TV Commercial Production, Elianne has developed broadcast, multimedia and social media campaigns for clients such as Procter & Gamble, Panasonic, SlimFast, Chivas Regal, HSBC Bank and AARP, among other top brands. Formerly, she was the VP, Creative Director and Co‐Founder of i3 Creative Group, managing TV commercial production teams working concurrently in the US, Mexico, Uruguay and Argentina. Currently, she leads creative workshops and lectures at marketing conferences and universities throughout the US and abroad. She’s also the Social/Cross‐Cultural Communications Advisor for the Faces of Diversity Initiative in Medellín, Colombia and is an Advisory Board member for several international organizations, including t he World Brand Congress and The Political Institute for Women.
Awards and recognition she has received include the 2014 Women Leadership Achievement Award from the World Women Leadership Congress (WWLCA), the 2013 Brava Award from Smart CEO Magazine, the 2012 Game Changer Award from Politic 365, and the 2012 Best Microblogger Award from LATISM. She’s also been nominated to the 2013 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise, the 2012 Yahoo Women Who Shine in the Public Service category, and the 2011 US Latino Leader of Year Award by Miller Coors. Her writing has appeared in numerous books, including the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Her commentary, profiles and interviews have been featured on USA Today, ABC/Univision, CNN, Fusion, NBC Latino, Fox Business News, The Huffington Post, Voice of America, Latina Magazine and many others.
Elianne has a BA degree in Communications, Film and Video with a concentration in Advertising and Public Relations from the City University of New York and a Certification as a Teacher of English as a second Language from Regents College in London, UK.
Find some of her past and current projects at www.elianneramos.com, read her column at Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elianne‐ramos; connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter @ergeekgoddess.