Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis is a senior executive, industry presenter, business leader, mentor and volunteer. She is the vice president of marketing and product strategy for Planar Systems, a global leader in display and digital signage technology. More information about Jennifer Davis is available at

The Art of Marketing Marketing


A few months ago, I spoke at an event sponsored by the Technology Association of Oregon on the alignment of sales and marketing. In the course of that conversation, the idea of marketing marketing (promoting the idea of and need for marketing in the company) was raised. Many companies de-value marketing, considering it the department […]

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Y is for You: Google’s Alphabet and Personal Branding


I read with interest the restructuring announcements from Google this week, as they rebrand the parent company into Alphabet, building out the letters with innovative products and business models — starting with “G” for Google, which remains a wholly-owned subsidiary. It’s a bold move for a company that doesn’t want to be conventional. This got me thinking about […]

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