Svetlana Vaisman is Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Strategy & Communications Advisory at Teneo. Svetlana has great experience advising a portfolio of diverse clients on strategic communications, executive positioning, crisis and issues management, and special situations.
She has worked with Fortune 50 companies, government institutions, non-profit organizations and privately-held enterprises. She also works closely with the firm’s leadership on strategic and operational initiatives across the company’s divisions and geographies.
Prior to joining Teneo, Svetlana served in several capacities at the William J. Clinton Foundation, where she worked in the executive office of President Clinton and collaborated with the President’s immediate staff on several of the Foundation’s initiatives, including the establishment of the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, and the annual Clinton Global Initiative.
Svetlana has lived and worked in cities all over the globe, including Moscow, Toronto, Tel Aviv and New York. She graduated with a BA in Humanities and Finance from York University in Canada, and an MBA from the Columbia Business School.