Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Andrew McCaskill

What makes you a Rock Star?

You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence.

Andrew is a culture analyst, inclusion champion and marketing executive who most recently led U.S. consumer marketing and global communications at Nielsen. While at the company he led communications for Nielsen China, was named one of PR Week’s “Top 40 Under 40 PR Executives,” and co-authored the award-winning Diverse Intelligence Series on the economic and cultural impact of multicultural consumers.

Called a diversity champion by Fortune magazine, Andrew also served as the global executive sponsor for Nielsen’s LGBTQ employee business groups all over the world. Andrew is regularly called on to give consumer and cultural analysis in The New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune and AdWeek. The staunch consumer advocate also delivers African American focused political, cultural and economic commentary as an on-air contributor to SiriusXM’s 38 million subscribers, is an inclusive marketing expert for BET’s digital series THE GLAM GAP and is an investor and culture consultant with two early stage tech startups.

Andrew is a Mississippi native living in Harlem, with degrees from Morehouse College and Goizueta Business School at Emory University. 

Follow Andrew on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter; and find him on LinkedIn!

The ACNY Foundation is proud to recognize outstanding industry professionals, during our 3rd Annual Black History Month recognition series titled, “Icons, Rock Stars & Innovators”.

It is our way of shining the spotlight on exemplary talent, integral to the evolution and growth of the advertising industry. Each day during Black History Month we profile a selected “Icon, Rock Star & Innovator” across all our digital platforms. In addition, our partnership The Gradient & Mixed Company podcast, allows for our programming to further extend throughout the industry; introducing and promoting these luminaries to new audiences. Follow the series on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn!

Meet our illustrious lineup of “Icons, Rockstars, & Innovators” on February 26, 2020. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/31q13Pc

Take a peek at last year’s event.

P.S. Check out our other content from previous years

2019 – Online Exhibition

2019 – Icons, RockStars, & Innovators

2018 – Icons, RockStars, & Innovators


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