Danielle and her team help entrepreneurs access the internal and external network of one of the fastest growing technology and innovation companies in the world. Envisioned through the eyes of entrepreneurs, they built Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs, a collaborative learning environment where startups serious about developing breakthroughs in media, entertainment and connectivity connect with product teams from across the company. The flagship location is located at Comcast NBCUniversal global headquarters in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining Comcast NBCUniversal, Danielle was Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau for more than a decade; positioning Philadelphia as a world-class destination to international audiences. In that role, she chaired the Communications Council for the U.S. Travel Association, and co-created the PHL branding campaign. She also served as an Executive on Loan to the City of Philadelphia working with former Mayor Michael A. Nutter on the creation of the City’s Startup PHL seed fund, among other initiatives.
A Temple University journalism grad and Old City Philadelphia resident, Danielle most recently served on the boards of Philadelphia Academies, Inc., Philly Startup Leaders, and co-chaired the 2015 Economy League Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange.
She was inducted into the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Hall of Fame in 2014, named one of the 40 Under 40 to watch by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2012, and on the list of 101 Emerging Connectors named by Leadership Philadelphia in 2008. Danielle has co-founded three startups, including HOSPITALity (patient app), CNCT (connections app), and B.Ross (lifestyle brand).