Lauren Wesley Wilson is the Founder and CEO of ColorComm, Inc. Founded
in 2011, ColorComm, Inc. serves more than 40,000 professionals working
in diversity & inclusion, communications, marketing, advertising, media and
digital. The company houses several platforms including the ColorComm
Network, ColorComm Executive Conference (C2), ColorComm Next Generation
Summit (C2 NEXTGEN), ColorComm Media Group, and Men of Color in
Communications (MCC). Lauren also serves as a Contributor at Forbes, where she writes pieces
focused on diversity & inclusion and women of color in business.
ColorComm, Inc. works with top advertising and communications firms with revenue exceeding
$300M on executive visibility, thought leadership, hiring, retention, diversity & inclusion programs,
employee resource groups, unconscious bias training, and more.
ColorComm Network is a national professional membership organization with chapters located in
New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Miami,
and London. ColorComm produces over 100 local programs a year, offers recruiting and retention
services, an industry directory, and access to the member and board network.
ColorComm’s 6th Annual Executive Conference brings together over 600 women business
leaders from across the country at the Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne in Miami during the summer.
ColorComm Next Generation Conference focuses on bringing together rockstar Millennials and
upcoming industry leaders.
ColorComm’s financial partners include Coca-Cola, AT&T, Lexus, Univision, NBC Universal,
Comcast, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Viacom, Bloomberg, among many others.
Prior to ColorComm, Lauren worked in political communications serving as a Communications
Director on Capitol Hill and as a media strategist for President Obama’s 2012 Reelection
Campaign. Following the Campaign, Lauren worked for several years as a Communications
Strategist at the crisis firm Qorvis/MSL overseeing media strategy for international governments
and consumer brands.
Lauren’s work has been recognized by PR Week’s 50 Most Powerful in PR, Ad Age ‘Women to
Watch’, PR Week’s 40 under 40 Award, the Holmes Report Innovator 25, the PR Council’s Diversity
Champion Award, New York Women in Communications Media Award, among many others.
In 2017, Lauren was selected to serve on the Jury at Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France. As
a Juror, Lauren reviewed advertising and marketing campaigns from across the world focused on
gender, diversity, fashion, body image, women empowerment and more.
Lauren has been featured in The Washington Post, COSMOPOLITAN.com, ADWEEK, Ad Age,
ESSENCE and others. Lauren enjoys traveling, running, and cooking.