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 develop a comprehensive strategic plan. Under her leadership, her team accomplished a global rebranding effort that revitalized the company’s image and increased membership. She also has significant public relations and operational experience, having held leadership roles at public relations firms as well as high-tech companies such as Ingram Micro.
Sally has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Keene State College and has completed Executive Education programs at Harvard and Stanford. Before entering business communications, Sally was a journalist, where her natural curiosity was put to use as a reporter and editor.