Speaker Profile

Elliot Lum
Vice President of Talent Strategy and Program Development / AEF

Elliot Lum is currently Vice President, Talent Strategy and Program Development at the Advertising Education Foundation (AEF) where he is leading their efforts to shape the future of marketing talent. Prior to this role, Elliot was Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Columbia Records where for six years, he put together marketing partnerships between brands and artists. Prior to Columbia Records, Elliot was a brand manager for the Max Fresh business at Colgate-Palmolive. He received his MBA from MIT Sloan, where he won a Leadership Award for putting together the school’s first-ever marketing conference. He received his BA in art history from Columbia University. He lives in New York City.

Currently, he is writing a book entitled “My Entrepreneurial Confessions” where he spent one year interviewing more than 300 millennial founders across 24 states. He is expecting to publish the book in 2018.