Davia Temin is a highly experienced marketing, media and reputation strategist, crisis manager and coach.
She serves as the spokesperson for major organizations during crisis, coaches numerous global CEOs, is a frequent and popular public speaker, and advises worldwide corporations on the strategic direction of their women's councils. She runs and moderates popular CEO and corporate programs including, most recently, "How to Survive, Thrive and Add Value during Difficult Times," "Visionary Leadership," and "Crisis Games." She has appeared as a guest on every major network in the US, and numerous local and national television shows around the world.
Prior to starting Temin and Company, Ms. Temin led Corporate Marketing (marketing and media strategy, crisis management, reputation management, advertising, corporate social responsibility, product and new product marketing and partnerships) for GE Capital; Schroders; Scudder, Stevens and Clark; Citicorp Investment Bank; and Columbia Business School. She created and was the Producer of the extremely successful entertainment industry conference "The Business of Entertainment: The Big Picture."
An Honors graduate of Swarthmore College, she attended Columbia University for her Masters Degree. She was appointed to the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College in 1997 and was named Chair of the College's Long Range Planning Committee on Visibility and Leadership in Higher Education.
Currently, Ms. Temin is the First Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Girl Scouts of The United States of America, and Fund Development Chair for their 100th Anniversary Campaign. She is also Chair of the Board of Video Volunteers; Founding Board Member and Corporate Council Member of The White House Project; and has been Chair of the Board of Women's eNews. She also currently serves on the Boards or Advisory Boards of, among many others: The Committee for Economic Development; Harvard Kennedy School's Women's Leadership Board; ProPublica; The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship Program of Columbia Journalism School; one of The Cleveland Clinic's 11 institutes; The Economist Intelligence Unit's B2B Marketing; and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's Health/Medicine Division.
She is a member of The Economic Club, the Women Presidents Organization; The Overseas Press Club; Women Corporate Directors; The Foreign Policy Association; The Belizean Grove; The Women's Forum; the Financial Women's Association; the National Investor Relations Institute; The Princeton Club; and the National Arts Club.
Ms. Temin has been named one of the "30 Outstanding Women" advancing women and girls' leadership by the National Council for Research on Women, and one of the "Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior" by Trust Across America — for "an extensive and positive contribution to building trust in business." She was also honored by The Girl Scouts of New York as a Woman of Distinction. She is featured in the book "Wall Street Women" as well as several other books. Her column, "Reputation Matters," is featured on Forbes.com. She also writes for the Huffington Post and the American Banker, and she is currently writing a book on crisis management.