6 pm-6:45pm

The UCSB Comm Alumni Council organizes a monthly Virtual Careers session to benefit current students and recent grads to assist them in their career search. You will hear directly from a former comm student about how they got their first job and navigated other opportunities to achieve their current, dream job. After a short presentation by the comm alum speaker, we will open it up to a Q&A with all attendees.

Speaker: Kelly Mergenthaler (Sterk), Head of Product Marketing, Scope3.

Topic: Marketing

Date: Thursday February 15, 6-6:45 pm.

A link for free registration is available at https://www.comm.ucsb.edu/alumni/involvement/resources. Videos of all sessions are available there too.

Kelly Mergenthaler (Sterk) is the Head of Product Marketing for Scope3, a data company on a mission to decarbonize media and advertising. As the primary product marketer defining a new category, Kelly applies her digital advertising expertise and leans on her passion for protecting the environment to inspire advertising companies to reduce their emissions. Kelly was the first marketing hire at the two year old start up that now works with 100+ of the world’s largest brands and advertisers. In her previous role, Kelly traveled across 46 markets to train advertisers on the advantage of harnessing AI to achieve their business objectives. Whether it be emissions models or machine learning models, Kelly translates technical products into digestible, understandable concepts and produces resources for internal and external education. Kelly holds a dual BA from University of California Santa Barbara in Communication and in Environmental Studies. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-sterk-a978445b