2024 Leadership Summit Speaker

Esther Mireya Tejeda

Former Chief Marketing Officer

Anywhere Real Estate Inc.

Esther-Mireya Tejeda is a recognized business transformation strategist known for stewarding bellwether brands through the complex challenges of today’s digital and tech-driven marketplace. With a track record spanning over two decades, Tejeda masters a unique blend of innovation, strategy, and operational acumen coupled with a people-first approach to leadership and culture.

A veteran c-suite leader, Tejeda has served as Chief Marketing Officer at Anywhere Real Estate Inc., Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at SoundExchange, and Senior Vice President, Head of Communications at Audacy Inc. (formerly CBS Radio Inc. and Entercom). She held senior marketing and transformation roles at Univision, PepsiCo, and Diageo, and began her marketing career at Ogilvy & Mather after several years on Wall Street at Standard & Poor’s.

With a sharp focus on operational and business efficiency, Tejeda has structured complex transformations, identifying opportunities for marketing investment rationalizations and operating best practices that fuel reinvestment for business growth. An expert in data and analytics, she has architected unified data infrastructures that integrate siloed businesses, creating reporting, analytics, and measurement capabilities that fuel data-driven business decisioning.

Tejeda is a disruptor in customer insights and data, pioneering the use of neuroscience to map in-depth business intelligence that fuels brand value, product strategy, and commercial growth plans. A champion of “emography”, she is charting a path for technology, AI, and data science to leverage human emotions and subconscious drivers as fuel for revenue and market share growth.

As a purpose-driven leader and DEI champion, Tejeda is dedicated to creating the next generation of leaders. A mentor and sponsor to countless rising young professionals, she advocates for meaningful pathways to success in business for diverse rising talent. She has served on various DEI Councils and chaired Women’s ERGs, consistently lending her voice and using her seat at the table to effect real change.

Recognized many times for her leadership and pioneering work in business, Tejeda has been named a Leading Woman in Marketing by AdAge in 2024, a Top Woman in Marketing by Chief Marketer in 2023, among the Top 10 CMOs of 2023 by Martech Outlook, a Woman to Watch by PR Week and a Top Woman in PR by PRNews in 2019, among others.

Tejeda earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from The New School, and a certificate in financial analytics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is fluent in both Spanish and French and is a native New Yorker.