Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Student Meeting with Lisa Caputo '86

Monday, February 10, 2020

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Kim Koo Library, 111 Thayer Street

Registration is required. Register here.

Lisa Caputo is Executive Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Customer Experience for Travelers. She leads the company’s marketing, research, corporate communications, creative services and customer experience functions and is a member of the Management and Operating Committees, the Innovation Council and the Travelers Foundation Board. She joined Travelers after over 11 years at Citigroup, where she was Citi’s first corporate Chief Marketing Officer and led the company’s global marketing, public affairs and community relations functions as Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs. She founded Citi’s leading women’s financial services business, Women & Co., and was its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2010. Caputo held senior executive marketing and communications positions at The Walt Disney Company and the CBS Corporation. She spent over a decade in the public sector, serving as Deputy Assistant to President Clinton and Press Secretary to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the White House, and as a press secretary in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. Caputo is a director of Best Buy Co., Inc., was appointed by President Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and is a member of several nonprofit boards. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and French from Brown University and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

First-Year and Sophomore Speaker Series
Student Events

This conversation is part of a series of discussions with professionals in the fields of international and public affairs designed for first-years and sophomores who are seeking guidance and inspiration on how to find their way in the realms of politics, public policy, advocacy, development, social-science research and teaching -- and active citizenship.

Registration is required, register here.