Carolynn Johnson was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of DiversityInc Media LLC in May 2019. She previously served as the company’s COO and Chief Revenue Officer for the past 16 years during which she was responsible for operations, all major corporate partnerships, web properties and events. She was also responsible for sales management, information technology, circulation, business development and the development and execution of the annual DiversityInc Top 50 competition.
Prior to joining DiversityInc in 2003, Ms. Johnson was the marketing coordinator, pharmaceutical and science groups, for Advanstar Communications. Prior to Advanstar, she was an account manager at Correct Communications, a full-service marketing and communications agency.
Carolynn completed an executive management program at the Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College and earned an MBA from Rutgers Business School.
She has been director of the DiversityInc Foundation for the past 10 years and is on the Board of Trustees at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, NC. She is also on the National Board of Directors at INROADS and Chairwoman of the Development Committee. While completing her MBA, Carolynn was an elected class officer and was a recipient of the Ted Marousas Award for Expanding the footprint of the Rutgers EMBA.
She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children.