Megan Pollock is director of Strategic Communication for Samsung Electronics America, a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea. Based in Washington, D.C., she is responsible for creating the message, identifying the key audiences and securing the means by which to educate policymakers and the policymaking community about Samsung’s employees, innovation, investment, and philanthropy in the U.S.
Prior to joining Samsung in 2014, Pollock was vice president for DKC Public Relations, Marketing and Government Affairs. In this role, she oversaw DKC’s expansion into Washington, D.C. and managed media relations campaigns around legislative and regulatory issues and branding initiatives. She served a diverse array of clients with national public policy requirements, ranging from Yahoo to the Children’s Health Fund.
Earlier, she was with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) as director, Division and Policy Communications and served as their media spokesperson and focused specifically on intellectual property, the DTV transition, and women and technology. She was responsible for developing and implementing media outreach and public affairs strategies for many of CEA’s key campaigns including the Innovation Movement and Digital Freedom. Megan also served as a spokesperson during CEA’s consumer technology tradeshow, the International CES (the continent’s largest annual tradeshow). Prior to joining CEA, Pollock was project manager for the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), a nonprofit group that believes in the promotion of a decentralized Internet.
Megan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is working towards a Master’s degree in Government with a concentration in Political Communications from Johns Hopkins University. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two young sons.