Sally Newell Cohen
SVP, Global Communications
United States of America
Sally Newell Cohen is the Senior Vice President of Global Communications and Language Services at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). In addition to leading a global communications team, she is the principal communications strategist and advisor to the CEO, Executive Team, and Board of Directors.
A proven leader in marketing and communications, Sally is known for building strong teams and executing strategies that elevate competitive advantage, promote growth, and enhance brand awareness. She leads the strategic communications effort to build greater awareness of ICANN’s global mission.
Most recently, Sally was the Chief Operations Officer at Toastmasters International, where she partnered with the Board of Directors and CEO to design a comprehensive strategic plan. Under her leadership, her team accomplished a global rebranding effort that revitalized the company’s image and increased membership. Prior to this, Sally was Senior Vice President at WunderMarx/PR and held several leadership positions at Ingram Micro.
Sally has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Keene State College and has completed executive education programs at Harvard University and Stanford University. She began her career as a journalist, where her natural curiosity was put to use as a reporter and editor.