Speaker Profile

Gerald E. Johnson II
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Senior Vice President, Marketing / American Heart Association National Center

Gerald Johnson brings a wealth of experience in building brands and driving sales results for brands including Lever 2000, Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, Dr Pepper, 7UP, Snapple, Healthy Choice, Orville Redenbacher, and Earvin “Magic” Johnson. During his tenure he’s held various leadership positions in marketing, most recently as chief marketing officer for Magic Johnson Enterprises and the Magic Johnson Foundation with accountability for leading marketing across all businesses as well as driving revenue and sales for strategic alliances, licensing, and fundraising. He is chair of the Sponsorship and Event Marketing Committee for the ANA and holds other advisory board roles.