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EVP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Sony Music Group; Founder, ADCOLOR
As Executive VP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for Sony Music Group. In this newly created role, Tiffany will expand equity and inclusion activities and policies across of all Sony Music Group’s (SMG) global recorded music, publishing and corporate divisions, reporting directly to SMG Chairman Rob Stringer.
Recently as the Senior VP, Chief Diversity Officer for Omnicom Group, Tiffany created and led the strategy that supported Omnicom’s vision to be a world class, benchmark company for sustainable diversity and inclusion and align this critical practice with the company’s business objectives and clients’ results. She oversaw a team of over 27+ Chief Diversity Officers and Directors focused on Omnicom-wide change efforts for the advancement and retention of top performing talent inclusive of women, people of color and LGBT professionals in an inclusive work culture through the Omnicom People Engagement Network (OPEN).
Recognized as a leader in the field of diversity, Tiffany is a talent strategist with 25+ years of championing diverse professionals in the creative industries. In 2005, she founded ADCOLOR, which has launched the ADCOLOR Conference, Awards and FUTURES program. As President of ADCOLOR, she deeply impacted and has been widely recognized for in the progress and direction the creative industries have taken around diversity, equity & inclusion.
In addition to her roles at Sony Music Group and ADCOLOR, Tiffany serves on the boards of several organizations: the Ad Council, GLAAD, Brotherhood|Sister Sol, American Advertising Federation and The Ghetto Film School. She is a trustee of Bentley University.
Tiffany was honored as an Advertising Age Woman to Watch, AAF District 2 “Role Model” Diversity Achievement Award, AAF Hall of Achievement Inductee and The Jack Avrett Volunteer Award Recipient, 4A’s MAIP Gladiator Award, the National Association Black Journalists’ Patricia L. Tobin Media Professional Award Recipient, The European Diversity Awards’ Global Diversity Champion Award, the New York Urban League’s Frederick Douglass Medallion and the AAF Barton G. Cummings Gold Medal for Distinguished Service, the 4A’s 100 People Who Make Advertising Great List, Ebony 100 and John A. Reisenbach Distinguished Citizenship Award, Black Enterprise Top Executive in Diversity 2019, Do Something.org 2020 Empower Player, 2021 Henry Crown Fellow, 2021 Emmy Nominee and 2022 GLAAD Award Honoree.
A native Bostonian and the oldest of ten children, Tiffany is a proud graduate of The Winsor School and Bentley University and still finds the time to mentor over 100+ professionals personally.
Chief Client Officer, HZ
Justine Song Henning is an innovative, collaborative, and dedicated branding and marketing executive with 20+ years of progressive leadership experience directing brand strategy, campaign development, and agency relationships. As a resourceful problem solver and motivational leader, she possesses an innate ability to create a culture of open communication and accountability driving organizational growth and sustainability. In2021, Justine was promoted to Chief Client Officer from Senior Vice President of Client Services after securing her position within HZ, a division of BCW, LLC as Vice President and Account Director building high-performance teams, and championing creative strategy development, customer relationship building, and growing and managing the agency’s largest vertical of revenue. Prior to HZ, she spent 5-years growing a real estate marketing firm from 15 to 55 team members and grew billings 25% year-over-year. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Sciences from the University of Connecticut. She also participates within numerous organizations including the American Association of Advertising Agencies and a color, an organization that champions diversity and inclusion in creative industries.
Every year since 1970, NYWICI has awarded outstanding women in communications. Past winners have included Gloria Steinem, Toni Morrison, Meryl Streep, Anna Wintour, Nora Ephron, Halle Berry, Geena Davis and Padma Lakshmi to name just a few.hall of fame