Leilani M. Brown, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at K12 Inc., has decades of marketing, brand, and communications experience. Leilani leads K12’s expanding development of public and private-sector partnerships. In addition, she manages several cross-functional strategic initiatives on behalf of the chairman such as the company’s strategic investment in Tallo—a career platform that connects high school students, college students and young adults to career and higher education opportunities.
Prior to joining K12, Leilani served as Chief Marketing Officer of Starr Companies, a global insurance and investment organization. She has also held leadership roles at other major companies including the Economist Group, MetLife, and American International Group.
Leilani is the author of From Campus to Cubicle: 25 Tips for Your First Professional Year, a career guide for young professionals and recent graduates. She serves on the board of Middlebury College, her alma mater and the Executive Leadership Council, the premier membership organization for global black executives. She is also a graduate of New York University.