Vice President, Global Partnerships at Google
Bonita C. Stewart brings extensive consumer technology and operational experience as her career spans over two decades of digital transformation across multiple industries. Currently, she leads the company’s Global Partnerships team for Global News and Publishing, Global Broadcast, Media and Entertainment, Latin America and Canada. She works with some of the world’s largest publishers to provide strategic insights, innovative solutions and revenue growth across search, mobile, DoubleClick, programmatic media, video, display and cross functional alignment with Google Play, Android, YouTube, Commerce and emerging products. She joined Google in 2006 as the Automotive Industry Director and subsequently led the sector for US Sales and Operations supporting Auto, Finance, Media/Entertainment and Travel. Prior to Google she had an extensive automotive career that included, Director, Chrysler Group Interactive Communications for DaimlerChrysler AG and Chrysler Brand Advertising. During her tenure Advertising Age named the Chrysler Group the 2005 Interactive Marketer of the Year. She also managed the brand development process and multi-billion annual revenue for Dodge passenger cars and minivans working closely with engineering, manufacturing, finance and dealers. Ms. Stewart enjoyed a 10-year management career with IBM in software/hardware pricing, sales and PC product marketing. Ms. Stewart also has entrepreneurial experience as President, COO and co-founder for Nia Enterprises, a web-based company as well as the Founder and CEO for One Moment in Time, a formal wear rental company for women. Ms. Stewart graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Howard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Currently, she serves on the Deckers Brands board [NYSE:DECK], the National Advisory Council for the Cranbrook Art Academy and the American Ballet Theatre Advisory Council for Project Plié.