As founder & lead strategist of Lola & Co. Consulting, LLC., Lola Bakare partners with a diverse set of clients to activate cross-platform digital storytelling that drives measurable business growth. Her current industry focus areas include commercial real estate, healthcare, digital publishing, technology, and fine arts. Prior to her current role, Lola has held various marketing and strategy roles at PepsiCo, New World Pasta, Dell, and Diageo, most recently serving as Director of Brand Marketing at The Daily Dot, a digital news organization. She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business. Outside of work, Lola nurtures her obsession with news, pop culture, and literature with endless streaming of various podcasts and audiobooks via NprOne and Audible.