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Melissa Boatwright


Execution Eats Strategy for Breakfast

A presentation by Melissa Boatwright at INTEGRATE 2016

INTEGRATE 2016 - Melissa Boatwright from IMCWVU

About Melissa Boatwright


Melissa Boatwright is a Chief of Staff for the Intellectual Property and Science Division’s Chief Technology Officer of Thomson Reuters with ~1,200 technologists around the world. She helps create more effective management of technology programs through metrics to focus on delivery, effectiveness and deployment and enable decision making. She also leads and creates communications programs that educate, motivate and celebrate the adoption of a new technology development approach. 

Before her current role in business planning and operations, Melissa had been a communications professional for more than 20 years, specializing in internal and external communications, including 18 years in U.S. Air Force public affairs concentrating on internal messaging, public relations, media relations and community relations. During her time on active duty, she was a television reporter, covering the Pentagon and combat operations in Iraq a news director in South Korea. After finishing her Master’s at West Virginia, was a Communications Manager for a plaintiffs law firm in South Carolina. She is also currently an Air Force Reserve Public Affairs Officer stationed at Beale Air Force Base in California.