Vice President, Oracle - Head of Global Social Media
Layla Revis is Vice President, Head of Global Social Media at Oracle. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, Global Digital & Social Strategy Director with one of the world's most reputable advertising agencies, Leo Burnett. She began her career in media in the Literary Department of Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and in feature film production at Warner Brothers Studios. She has served as a Vice President at advertising agencies in Hollywood and New York City where she wrote and conceptualized campaigns for high-profile clients including: E! Entertainment, Bravo, Discovery Networks, and Miramax. She has been a writer and Contributing Editor for several publications and international NGO's including: Amnesty International, Art + Living Magazine, The Gender and Development Network, Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, GenArt, Teen Vogue, and Town & Country. In 2007, she founded two travel blogs, JauntMagazine.com and Eco-Adventurer.com, to cover luxury and eco-travel for the modern adventurer.
She has led grassroots social media marketing initiatives for the non-profit sector as NGO's like Women for Women International - UK transitioned from traditional marketing to the social media space. In addition to leading a women's rights march on London's Millennium Bridge alongside ex-First Lady, Sarah Brown, she has worked with the Women's Reproductive Rights and Assistance Project (WRRAP) to help low income women obtain access to safe and legal contraception. Previously, as a Vice-President with Ogilvy and Mather's Social@Ogilvy team, she brought her understanding and passion for digital media and international development to clients that span the globe including, the Government of Mexico/Mexico Tourism Board, LG Home Electronics/Appliances, and Lincoln Motor Company.
Revis was awarded a Distinction from The London School of Economics where she achieved a Masters of Science in Media and Development and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in English Literature.