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Data Faculty

Our faculty are CEOs, CMOs and industry leaders from across the country who have contributed their expertise to help develop programs and courses. They bring their real marketing communications experience into your virtual classroom.

Dan Dipiazzo

Dan Dipiazzo

Chief marketing officer with 30 years’ experience

Lead Instructor - Data Marketing Communications Program
Teaches DMC 660 - Introduction to DMC and DMC 662 - Message Customization

Dan Dipiazzo is an accomplished professional with more than 30 years of experience in marketing, public relations and journalism.

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Susan Emerick

Susan Emerick

Principal and Founder of Brands Rising

Teaches DMC 664 - Social Media Optimization

Susan Emerick is principal and founder of Brands Rising, where she works with Fortune 100 companies, providing expertise in strategy, engagement and measurement methods.

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Neil Feinstein

Neil Feinstein

Associate Professor at St. John’s University

Teaches IMC 616 Direct and Digital Marketing

Neil Feinstein is an associate professor of advertising at St. John's University and the director of the MS in Integrated Advertising Communications program. Prior to joining St. John’s, Feinstein was an adjunct professor for 11 years at New York University, teaching campaign development in their Master of Science in Integrated Marketing program.

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Dennis Flynn

Dennis Flynn

Senior Partner at B2P Partners

Teaches DMC 672 - Campaign Planning and Programmatic Media Buying

Dennis Flynn is a global brand builder and an international corporate communication, marketing and PR executive and author with over 20 years of experience in B2B and B2C sectors, having worked in various senior level positions in client-side, agency and entrepreneurial environments.

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Cyndi Greenglass

Cyndi Greenglass

President at Livingston Strategies

Cyndi W. Greenglass is a founding partner and president at Livingston Strategies, a data-informed, strategic consulting firm that helps clients develop, execute, and measure their customer communications with a close focus on results.

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Jennifer Wehr Holt

Jennifer Wehr Holt

Professor, Marketing and Nutrition Consultant

Teaches DMC 661 - Audience Segmentation

Jennifer Wehr Holt is a tenured Marketing professional with over 25 years of direct industry experience encompassing all aspects of the field in the Cincinnati, OH area.

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Keli Jacobi

Consultant for Small Businesses

Teaches DMC 660 - Introduction to Data Marketing Communications

Keli Jacobi is an award-winning professional with experience leading higher education marketing and communications teams, managing projects and content across platforms, as well as making data-informed decisions.

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Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch

Marketing Professional with over 20 years of experience

Teaches DMC 674 - Messaging for Customer Relationship Management

2019 Alexia Vanides Online Teaching Award Recipient

Dr. Michael Lynch is a marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industries.

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Joshua Mortiz

Joshua Moritz

Uber Marketer

Teaches DMC 660 Introduction to Data Marketing Communications

Josh Moritz has been delivering powerful results for clients like Citibank, Chase, New York University, Novartis, University of Bridgeport, Intuit, CapOne, First County Bank, Remy Martin, Knight Ridder, Pitney Bowes, Xerox, The United States Mint, IBM, Bristol Myers, ImBev, Colgate, Coca Cola, and Dr. Pepper.

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Neal Stewart

Marketing and Sales Executive

Teaches DMC 660 Introduction to Data Marketing Communications 

Neal Stewart is a marketing and sales executive with over 20 years of professional experience and is a 2019 graduate of the Reed College of Media’s Integrated Marketing Communications program.  Most of Stewart’s career has been spent in the beer industry working on brands like Coors Light, Miller Lite, Dogfish Head and Deschutes Brewery.  Back in the early 2000s, his efforts achieved national acclaim when his influencer marketing strategy helped resurrect Pabst Blue Ribbon to become the fastest-growing beer brand in America after sales declined for 23 consecutive years. 

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Neelesh Varde

Neelesh Varde

Global Product Manager at Roquette

Teaches DMC 663 - Brand Data Collection and Visualization and IMC 623 - Global Brand Communication

Dr. Neelesh Varde is a Global Product Manager at Roquette and an adjunct instructor for both the WVU IMC and Data Marketing Communications programs. He is the developer and current instructor of the IMC Global Brand Communication Course and the DMC Data Visualization course.

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Josh Wilson

Josh Wilson

Vice President of Marketing for Whitefish Credit Union

Teaches DMC 673 - Campaign Metrics and Assessment

Josh Wilson is an award-winning marketing professional with more than 10 years of experience in financial institutions and government. He is passionate about combining data-driven marketing strategies with authentic content to provide measurable success.

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