National Association of Professional Women Inducts Aleesa Talmadge, Portfolio Marketing Leader at IBM, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Aleesa Talmadge is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

My skills and areas of expertise include producing compelling and innovative marketing content and managing large-scale cross organization, multi-team initiatives.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Aleesa Talmadge as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in technology. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Aleesa into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Aleesa Talmadge is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

A Portfolio Marketing Leader at IBM, Ms. Talmadge has been with the global technology leader for more than 15 years. She recently joined the B2B marketing team of The Weather Company, an IBM business, focused on driving marketing and offerings for new initiatives. “My skills and areas of expertise include producing compelling and innovative marketing content and managing large-scale cross organization, multi-team initiatives,” said Ms. Talmadge. She has held roles across IBM, most recently in the IBM Cognitive Business, Watson and Cloud areas. She has also executed successful marketing campaigns for IBM Cloud with the “Made for IBM” program and for Cognitive Business with the top-rated IBM Bee-2-B virtual reality video and paid post produced with the New York Times T-Brand Studio.

Ms. Talmadge’s additional strengths include creating brand strategy, offering and product management, engaging c-level clients and business partners, providing professional services and consulting.

Highly successful throughout her career, Ms. Talmadge, who has a B.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, has held a number of positions at IBM since joining the company in 1999. Her positive attitude, strong work ethic, and expert communication and leadership skills have not gone unnoticed: she has been designated as IBM Business & Technical Leadership Top Talent.

Awards & Accomplishments:
B.S., Georgia Tech, Computer Science; member of Georgia Diversity Council, Technology Association of Georgia; designated as IBM Business & Technical Leadership Top Talent

About NAPW:
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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