Linda Thomas Brooks is a marketing communications and media executive who has spent her career at ad agencies and technology companies. She loves working at the intersection of consumer behavior and strategic development and has a passion for swimming in pools of big data. She loves exploring how physical fitness -- especially distance running -- impacts her health and success, and in recent years has focused more on the mind/body connection.

She currently serves on the executive committee of the board of directors for the American Advertising Federation. She is an advisor to the Buckeye Leaders Fellowship Program at The Ohio State University, her alma mater.