Perry Hewitt is an established leader in digital strategy, with deep experience in both corporate and not-for-profit sectors. As Harvard Universityâ€™s first chief digital officer, she is charged with leading digital strategy for communications and engagement for audiences including the general public, media, and alumni worldwide â€” as well as exploring ways organizations effect digital transformation.
Perry has worked in marketing, editorial, and strategy roles at firms including Crimson Hexagon, Razorfish, Harcourt, and Lotus Development Corporation. She has consulted to media companies on digital product development, and began her career in publishing at the Houghton Mifflin Company. Perry writes and speaks on topics including digital transformation, marketing and content strategy, user experience, mobile, women and leadership, and the social web. She has lived and worked in Switzerland, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Australia, and now lives in the Boston area with her family.