Layla Revis is a senior communications professional with over a decade of experience working with clients such as ABC, Discovery Networks, De Beers, Donna Karan, Lincoln Motor Company, and Lenovo. As Vice-President of Digital Strategy at Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, she was the social media lead for the Government of Mexico and LG Home Electronics and Appliances, and has counseled clients that have included J.P. Morgan, Johnson & Johnson, United Healthcare, and The State Department.
She currently writes about digital trends for Mashable and The Huffington Post and has served as a speaker on risk mitigation/crisis communications for the United Nations (World Tourism Organization - Marsa Alam, Egypt 2012), Digital Innovation and Augmented Reality for IBM (Smarter Commerce), Hispanics in Social Media at The School of Visual Arts, and Social Advertising & the 2nd Screen for the Association of Advertising Agencies. Her specialties include: luxury marketing, consumer electronics/appliances, multicultural marketing and travel/tourism.
Revis began her career in media at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and in film production at Warner Brothers Studios. In addition to writing television screenplays and copy for MyNetwork (Fox), SoapNet (Disney), and Bravo, she has served as the Vice-President of Big Picture Group, a Hollywood-based advertising agency where she specialized in pitching, writing, and producing integrated marketing campaigns for clients such as E! Entertainment, Bravo, Discovery, History Channel, and Miramax. She has worked as a Writer, Editor, and Contributor to several publications and NGOs including: Amnesty International, Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, GenArt, Teen Vogue, Town + Country, Surface Magazine, and Women for Women International - UK. In 2007, she went on to found two travel magazine blogs, JauntMagazine.com and Eco-Adventurer.com, to cover luxury and eco-travel for the modern adventurer.
Revis was awarded a Distinction from The London School of Economics where she achieved a Masters of Science in New Media and International Development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in English Literature.