Dr. Dannielle Blumenthal is a branding and corporate communications expert with 20+ years of experience, extensively published, and the cofounder of A federal communicator by day (all opinions are her own), she also teaches marketing technology and innovation at the University of Maryland University College, and is an editorial board member of the Journal of Brand Strategy. A prolific thought leader and innovator, she has received numerous honors and awards for her work over the course of her career, including Klout Top 20% social media producer (2014); SlideShare Top 5% (2013); Meritorious Group Honor Award for website revitalization at USAID (2013); Featured Blog of the Month, USAID (2012); Top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles (2012); #2 Most Influential member (2012); Commissioner's Award, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (2011); IABC-DC Silver Inkwell Award (2008); and more.

With 500,000+ answer views on Quora, Dr. Blumenthal is dedicated to sharing knowledge and best practices as much as possible, and regularly releases her work samples and other content into the public domain. She writes on a wide range of subject matter, and is an active voice in developing and benchmarking best practices in communications.

On her personal time, she advocates for critical social causes, most notably the worldwide effort to stop the barbaric practice of human trafficking, and manages "Jewish and Proud," which shares noteworthy accomplishments by Jewish people.

Dr. Blumenthal holds a bachelor's degree from SUNY Empire State College, a Ph.D. in sociology from CUNY Graduate Center, and a Graduate Certificate in Organization Development from Fielding University.

For more information, visit her website. You can also follow the evolution of her personal views on Periscope and Twitter.