Icons, Rock Stars, & Innovators: Love Malone

What makes you an Innovator?

You’re not the problem, you’re the solution! You are traveling the roads not taken…being a pioneer of change…and fearlessly creating groundbreaking initiatives and solutions!

Love is dedicated to disrupting the marketing, media, digital and entertainment industries through innovation and technology as CEO and founder of THE GRADIENT GROUP, INC. Love believes that teams that best reflect their target market are the key to long-term brand success and created THE GRADIENT technology with that in mind.

Prior to starting THE GRADIENT GROUP, Love was an award-winning advertising, marketing and sales executive with experiences at companies including Ogilvy, BBDO Worldwide, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck. She worked with global companies in creating advertising content and brand sponsorships for companies including Merck, Pinnacle Foods, Janson, Universal Pictures, BlackRock and Genentech.

Love earned her Bachelor of Science in Education with minors in History and Physics from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and holds a certificate from the Center for Excellence in Advertising from Howard University. She is currently a candidate for a Master’s Degree in Management from Harvard University. Love currently serves as an official member if the FORBES Agency Council and servers on the Board of Directors of Nourish Me (a public company).

About The Gradient Group

The Gradient Group is a premier staffing platform dedicated to evolving “diversity and inclusion” from an industry buzzword to an industry ACTION. Our proprietary technology gives our inclusive community a place to showcase their experience and our corporate members a singular place to reach them for employment. We go beyond the status quo by providing year-round opportunities for networking, education and employment. #LessTalkingMoreHiring 

Follow Love on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; find her 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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