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Dorian Cundick | VP, Advisory

Dorian is a Vice President with the Gartner for Marketers advisory team, specializing in Communications. She has helped lead the team and shape the research agenda since 2007, navigating dramatic changes in the Communications discipline. Through her tenure, she has advised countless Marketing and Communications executives in diagnosing and addressing their key strategic opportunities, and has been a regular speaker and facilitator at communications events around the world. Dorian regularly consults with leaders on how to build impactful teams-- addressing organizational structure, process efficiency, consultative skills and measurement, and all things strategic planning. She serves as a thought partner across brand and reputational considerations, including engaging key stakeholders and crafting cohesive narratives and content strategies. Her expertise also extends to the realms of culture, change, strategy, and manager communications. Prior to joining Gartner, Dorian worked on-air as a broadcast journalist with NBC affiliates in Texas and New Mexico. She has extended her more technical broadcast skills into freelance documentary endeavors, supporting nonprofit causes from Mexico to Brazil to Africa. She has also taught journalism, writing, videography, and video editing at both the secondary and university levels.

Amber Gallihar Boyes | Director Analyst

Amber Gallihar Boyes is a Director Analyst helping equip CMOs, brand and communications leaders with reputation and brand management, crisis communications, PR and social media. As a former practitioner, Amber is highly skilled at navigating complex external organizations to drive communication effectiveness across various audiences and channels. Amber's experience spans social media, influencer and content marketing, media relations and integrated creative brand campaigns as a former lead counselor at an integrated marketing communications agency.

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