Full Name
Jeff Marshall
Job Title
Chief Diversity Officer, Head of Diversity, Equity & Belonging
UM Worldwide
Speaker Bio
A 22-year advertising and marketing veteran, Jeff Marshall leads UM Worldwide’s Diversity, Equity and Belonging (DEB) efforts as the agency’s Chief Diversity Officer. In this role, he develops and leads UM’s diversity strategy, directs a DEB Council of over 90 members, and acts as the accountability partner to agency leaders as they push towards the future. He recently spearheaded the launch of Breaking Media, a free media certificate program in partnership with Vox Media and the AAF to educate BIPOC college students on the media and advertising business while also facilitating their entry into the industry.

Prior to assuming the mantle on all things diversity, Jeff was a VP and Group Partner on UM’s Coca-Cola account. In previous agency stints, Jeff provided advertising expertise for a host of brands ranging from Anheuser-Busch to Las Vegas Hilton Hotel/Casino to Blue Cross Blue Shield of America.

Named a 2022 Adweek Media All-Star and a 2022 AdColor DEI Executive of the Year Nominee, Jeff is a member of the 4A’s Diversity Steering Committee, She Runs It’s DEI Advisory Council, the Marketing Council of The African American Museum in Philadelphia, and the Board of Trustees for Delaware Valley University. He has served as an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Klein College of Media & Communication and currently moonlights as a motivational speaker.

Jeff holds a BA from Delaware Valley University and a JD from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
Jeff Marshall