With over 20 years of marketing, branding and communications experience, Bita Milanian has held senior-level marketing positions at various global companies. Prior to joining Ribbon, she held the top post of Executive Director for Farhang Foundation and is also the founder of the creative and consulting agency Butterfly Buzz, which she still operates to continue her humanitarian work, support up-and-coming artists and non-profits, to enable them to increase their profiles and optimize their brands. A passionate community organizer, Bita actively volunteers her time and expertise in support of numerous organizations and is a popular speaker at various conferences and programs on the topics of technology, philanthropy, art, culture, social justice and gender equality. Bita has been a social media influencer and blogger since 2000, leveraging her expertise in online platforms for business to raise the profiles of global entrepreneurs, immigrants and artists alike. Her blog BtheChange. is available via bitamilanian.com.