Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Willow Bay

Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Willow Bay is director of and a professor at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism. She is also a senior strategic advisor to the Huffington Post, where she spent several years helping to manage editorial growth initiatives. A seasoned TV journalist, Bay has held a variety of high-profile reporting and anchoring assignments, including special correspondent and host of "Women to Watch" for Bloomberg TV, co-anchor of CNN's flagship financial news program "Moneyline" and co-anchor of "Good Morning America/Sunday." She regularly interviews top business leaders, including Pepsi Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz. Bay is the author of "Talking to Your Kids in Tough Times: How to Answer Your Child's Questions About the World We Live In." She holds a B.A. in literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business.


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