Lisa Smith Strother

Sr. Director and Global Head of Employer Brand
Lisa Smith Strother - Ericsson

Lisa has been in the employer brand space for over 10 years. She’s currently the Sr. Director and Global Head of Employer Brand including diversity talent acquisition across Ericsson’s social/digital careers channels covering over 180 countries. Prior to being in employer branding, Lisa spent 15 years of consumer marketing, ethnic marketing, and branding in financial services with American Express, NatWest Bank, M&T Bank, and Bancorp Bank as Vice President and Strategic Marketing Head. She received her World Class Employer Branding certification and was placed on the Black Enterprise Top Execs in Corporate Diversity list in 2016. Lisa is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. She is a frequent guest speaker on employer branding, recruitment marketing, social advocacy, and diversity branding at various conferences. A recipient of the YMCA Adult Achiever and Trailblazer Award, Lisa has an MBA in marketing from Temple University. She recently received a business marketing certificate from Northwestern Kellogg School. Lisa enjoys learning about AI and was featured in a ForbesWoman in business article on her creative use of the Amazon Echo for business.