Meet the D&AD Impact Council

The D&AD Impact Council is made up of senior figures from across the creative, social entrepreneur, Venture Capital and NGO space and exists to support and represent D&AD Impact’s mission to drive creativity that powers change.

Jennifer Lindenauer

Chief Marketing Officer Upworthy

Jennifer is CMO, managing brand marketing and communications across both GOOD and Upworthy. Previously Lindenauer was SVP Marketing & Communications for the Guardian, where she introduced the brand to the American market and ran the communications team supporting the Guardian’s Pulitzer Prize winning series, The NSA Files, with leaked documents from Edward Snowden. Before the Guardian, Lindenauer worked as SVP at Fenton Communications, the largest global social change communications firm creating social marketing campaigns on behalf of foundations and nonprofits. While at Fenton, she built an advertising network of top-notch creative talent dedicated to progressive change during the 2008 election. Previously, Lindenauer was Communications Director for where she went toe-to-toe with Karl Rove on several occasions. She got her start in politics working for state, local and national campaigns in Washington state, Colorado, Michigan and Washington DC. Lindenauer lives in Brooklyn with her partner, son and Darwin the Dog.