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Friday, April 9 2021
12:00pm - 12:30pm
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Scheller Lunchtime Live: How Pinterest is Delivering Inspiration in the Time of Covid-19

Scheller Lunchtime Live is a livestream series hosted by the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business featuring faculty, student, and alumni speakers discussing relevant topics for the tech-driven, digital age.

In this episode, Ashish Arya will share why social media needs positivity more than ever and how Pinterest is delivering inspiration in the time of Covid-19. Learn why Pinterest prioritizes positivity, helps deliver inspiration, and why the travel industry is ready for a comeback.

Just hit "Attend event" on the LinkedIn event and refresh this page or the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business page on Friday, April 9 at 12:00 p.m. ET to access the session. Please note, you must have a LinkedIn profile in order to register and view the livestream.

About Ashish Arya

Ashish has experience working on marketing strategy for some of the most recognizable brands and loyalty programs in the world. An entrepreneur at heart, he enjoys the hunt for actionable insights about consumer behavior that drives measurable business value. 

As the global head of Strategy & Marketing for Travel & Tech at Pinterest, Ashish is responsible for increasing awareness, demand, and comprehension for Pinterest advertising solutions. He creates world-class marketing programs and represents Pinterest as the lead spokesperson for the travel and tech industries. Prior to joining Pinterest in 2017, Ashish spent his career building some of the world’s biggest brands - including The Coca-Cola Company and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. He was an early practitioner and thought leader in digital marketing and social media at Starwood. Subsequently, he was tasked to grow and lead eCommerce marketing at Coca-Cola. 

In addition to his role at Pinterest, Ashish serves as executive advisor to the Georgia Tech Marketing Association, on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Atlanta, and as a strategic advisor to hospitality companies. In 2017, Ashish was awarded 40 under Forty by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and an MBA from the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.

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Scheller Lunchtime Live is a livestream series hosted by the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business featuring faculty, student, and alumni speakers discussing relevant topics for the tech-driven, digital age.