Melissa Romo

Melissa Romo is a veteran of global business management, having held executive roles in Warsaw, Paris, London and New York for some of the world’s most recognized companies. Across her three decades in marketing and advertising, she has been recognized as a global advertising and marketing “40 over 40,” “Inspirational Woman of the Year,” and “Inclusive Leader,” and her team’s work has received numerous awards and accolades. She is a regular speaker and mentor at events such as the Digital Marketing World Forum, Generation Success Breaking Barriers and the B2B Marketing Podcast. She is currently VP of Global Customer Marketing for a leading cloud software firm.

Melissa has built and managed high-performing teams around the world in office-based, hybrid and fully remote settings. She is the author of the forthcoming book “Your Resource Is Human” (2023), a practical guide to empathetic leadership for building culture and connections in the remote and hybrid workplace. Melissa’s book has been lauded by workplace and leadership experts as “the book 21st century leaders and followers have been pining for.”

Melissa holds an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, where she studied organizational behavior and leadership. She also holds a B.A. in History from the University of Virginia and earned a Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Sustainability Management from the University of Cambridge. Her clients and employers have included American Express, Grey Advertising, SAPConcur, Sage, and Procter & Gamble. More about her hybrid leadership talks and workshops for companies at

Books by Melissa Romo