Tina Wells, CEO and founder of Buzz Marketing Group, a full-service marketing and research company specializing in helping companies to build lucrative relationships with youth markets. Wells creates innovative marketing strategies for numerous clients within the beauty, entertainment, fashion, financial, and lifestyle sectors. She has worked with clients including: Maidenform, SonyBMG, PBS, Proctor & Gamble (P+G), Sesame Workshop, and American Eagle Outfitters.
Wells' long list of honors include Essence's 40 Under 40 , Billboard's 30 Under 30 , and Inc's 30 Under 30, just to name a few.
She is the author of the tween series Mackenzie Blue, published by HarperCollins Childrens Books, and the youth marketing handbook, "Chasing Youth Culture And Getting It Right," which will be published by Wiley in Spring 2011. Tina is also a celebrated blogger on The Huffington Post.
She serves on the board of directors of the Philadelphia Orchestra Association, The Franklin Institute, and The South Jersey Food Bank. She is also the current Academic Director of Wharton's Leadership in the Business World program.
Ms. Wells holds a B.A. in Communication Arts, graduating with honors from Hood College, 1998 - 2002. University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Marketing, 2006 – 2010. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Organizational Leadership, 2012 – 2012.