Anna Blender W’07
Senior Vice President
Anna Blender is a Senior Vice President at BAV® Consulting, a global brand strategy firm that translates quantitative consumer insights into actionable ways to drive brand growth towards more purpose and more profit.
As the lead of the Nation Branding Practice at BAV Consulting, Anna brings together expertise in International Relations, Economics, Finance, and Sustainability.
In addition to acting as an advisor to multinational corporations, governments, and NGOs, Anna has hosted workshops and educational sessions to help marketers and complementary disciplines to better understand brand strategy and its implementation, especially as it relates to creating more purposeful and sustainable global brands.
Anna has been a guest lecturer at NYU-Stern and Columbia Business School and a featured industry expert on Wharton University’s Business Radio. She is regularly sought out for her expertise by publications like The Wall Street Journal, Aspen Institute, and Sustainable Brands. She has also spoken at the United Nations and SXSW.
Anna graduated from The Wharton School with majors in International Studies, Finance and Marketing.