Speaker Profile

Ashley Zito
Senior Corporate Counsel, Brands and IP / InterContinental Hotels Group

Ashley Zito is Head of Legal – Global IP & Brands for IHG Hotels & Resorts, located in Atlanta, Georgia, providing legal support to IHG’s Global Marketing Shared Services, Guest Experience Shared Services, and Brands teams and leading and managing IHG’s Global IP team. Prior to joining IHG, Ashley was Corporate Counsel, Sales & Marketing for Cox Communications, a privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, and Senior Division & Trademark Counsel for the home cleaning, tableware and foodservice businesses at Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of consumer products. Ashley routinely advises senior business leaders on a wide variety of intellectual property, marketing and advertising, regulatory compliance, contract negotiation and management of legal disputes.