BENTONVILLE, AR — The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce LeMia Jenkins – Pinterest’s Global Head of Communications – as a featured speaker at the 2020 Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit, held this year virtually from October 18 – 21, 2020.
LeMia Jenkins joined Pinterest in the summer of 2020 as the Global Head of Communications. In her role at the organization, she manages global brand reputation, public relations, and crisis communications.
“I’ve loved Pinterest for years, and the opportunity to lead communications and contribute to a platform millions of people around the world use every month to discover inspiration for their lives was one I couldn’t resist,” said Jenkins.
Jenkins went on to add, “We want Pinterest to be a place for inspiration, and that means we need to be deliberate about creating a safe and positive space for Pinners. People who come to our platform should be able to find inspiration and take action on an idea. Our goal is to clearly share inspiring stories about the creators on our platform and communicate the policies we’re putting in place to keep Pinterest a positive and inspiring place for all.”
Jenkins will be joined in conversation by Yasmin El Baily – Pinterest’s Merchant Growth Lead – in the company’s fireside chat.
“This conversation with Pinterest alludes to the accelerating importance of social media in connecting consumers to products, and recognizes NWA as the hub for retail tech and e-commerce,” says Graham Cobb, President & CEO of the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are excited to welcome Dr. LeMia Jenkins and her colleague, Yasmin El Baily, to the virtual stage as they inspire the makers and doers of the Heartland.”
The 2020 Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit is October 18 – 21, 2020. Tickets can be purchased on the Chamber website at http://bit.ly/NWATS2020. For more information, visit the Chamber’s events page at http://bit.ly/NWATS2020, or contact the Chamber office at +1 (479) 273-2841.
The Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit is supported by the Walton Family Foundation, Northwest Arkansas Council, and Walmart.