Lara Hood Balazs

Lara Hood Balazs

SVP, Head of North America Marketing at Visa Inc
San Francisco, United States

About me

<p>Senior marketing executive with experience in building global brands and businesses. Proven track record in branding, portfolio management, integrated marketing across multi-channel businesses, eCommerce, social, digital, mobile, CRM, product development and sales enablement. Expertise at driving growth through development of high performance teams.<span> </span></p>


SVP, Head of North America Marketing
United States
2014 - Present (5 years)
Head, Innovation Marketing
United States
2012 - 2014 (2 years)
Head, Global Marketing Strategy & Planning
Visa Inc.
United States
2008 - 2012 (4 years)
Sr. Director, US Marketing
United States
2006 - 2008 (2 years)
Director, Adult Global Brand Management
Cleveland, United States
2004 - 2006 (2 years)
Senior Associate
United States
2000 - 2001 (1 year)
Assistant Marketing Manager
General Mills
United States
1999 (1 year)


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

BA, Pre-Law

Activities and Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude

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