Director of Industry Marketing, Pandora Music
Deleela Jones is currently Director of Industry Marketing at Pandora Media where she leads strategy, planning, content and execution of Pandora’s media industry events and programs ensuring Pandora’s B2B thought leadership messages are communicated clearly and with high impact.
Prior to joining Pandora, she was Director of Client Solutions at USA TODAY where she led a team responsible for developing innovative, insights-based marketing solutions for advertisers and agency partners that created value, drove revenue and engaged brands across all USA TODAY and GANNETT platforms.
Previously, Deleela ran industry outreach efforts at Yahoo where she pioneered first-ever strategic partnerships with key industry associations. Before joining Yahoo, Deleela worked on the strategic marketing team at Univision Communications for over seven years. She initiated the Galavisión marketing department from scratch and forged long-term marketing partnerships with several top advertisers. Deleela started her career as a media buyer at Universal McCann where she managed TV media campaigns for Sony Pictures, Sony Music and Sony Electronics.
Deleela earned an M.B.A. in marketing from Baruch College in NYC and a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in telecommunications from Penn State University.