Jen Neal is the Executive Vice President, Marketing for E! Entertainment and the Esquire Network where she oversees and directs all marketing initiatives for the global pop culture and lifestyle brands, including advertising, media strategies, creative, brand alliances, promotion and integrated marketing across all platforms.
A multifaceted marketing executive, Neal’s extensive experience is diverse, including entertainment marketing, advertising and media.
Prior to joining E!, Neal served as Chief Marketing Officer for BBDO North America, responsible for driving BBDO North America’s evolution and growth, including the
positioning and branding of the agency.
Neal was previously at Omnicom’s PHD where she was responsible for running the New York office and all client relationships on the East Coast, including entertainment
brands such as, Discovery Networks, HBO, BBC and the Travel Channel. Under her leadership, the agency created and executed numerous award-winning campaigns,
and received recognition as Media Week “Media Plan of the Year” (Discovery Channel).
Her experience also includes serving as the Worldwide Group Account Director at the ArnellGroup and as Senior Director of Marketing Partnerships for the NBA/WNBA
at the National Basketball Association.
Neal has been recognized in prestigious industry publications including, Adweek’s Class of 2015 Brand Genius Awards, Cable FAX Most Powerful Women in Business list 2013, 2014 and 2015, Multichannel News ‘40 Under 40’ most innovative and influential, cable and telecommunications list, 2013 and Adweek ‘First Mover’, June 2012.
Neal also serves on the Georgetown McDonough School of Business Advisory Board. She graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
Her leadership and competitive spirit was refined during her college days as captain of the Georgetown women’s basketball team.