James Brown is an award-winning social media and marketing professional with over 25 years of experience at private and public companies. He is a connected, detail-oriented and driven team player with the ability to identify business opportunities and provide actionable insights to influence customers and achieve client goals. James has held various positions in fashion, hospitality, healthcare, real estate, e-commerce, entertainment, public relations, music and event planning. All of these have positioned him as a leader in his field. His executive level experience includes positions at Federated Department Stores, Kenneth Cole, Nautica and Perry Ellis International, where he started and directed the day to day social media marketing efforts for 13 brands including Perry Ellis, Original Penguin, Cubavera, Laundry by Shelli Segal and Ben Hogan Golf.