Global SVP of Membership and Marketing, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Leslie Nagao is the Global Senior Vice President of Membership and Marketing for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) responsible for the strategic direction, vision and growth of ULI’s membership base in the Americas, APAC and EMEA regions. In addition, Leslie leads the global services marketing team who oversee the marketing strategy and execution of ULI’s revenue generating products and services as well as 6 global flagship conferences and events annually.
As a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience, Leslie is a highly accomplished brand, marketing and partnership strategist known for her ability to change customers into brand advocates, create disruptive marketing partnerships and build high performing and collaborative teams.
Prior to her role at Urban Land Institute Leslie has previously held senior marketing roles at Time Warner, AARP Services and ExxonMobil. Most recently, she led the strategic partnership and business development team for ExxonMobil Retail Fuels Marketing Organization responsible for designing and executing strategic marketing partnerships and programs with several Fortune 5 retail brands resulting in multi-million-dollar revenue contributions and exceeding customer growth goals.
Leslie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia. When Leslie’s not at work she’s spending time with her husband, son and two dogs. She’s an avid skier and cyclist.