2011 15-to-Watch: Dawn Brun

29-year-old Dawn Brun took client HP’s Innovation Summit to heart by developing a “custom cupcake experience” that allowed attendees to personalize cupcakes online, and then receive those personalized cupcakes with packaged QR codes showing how HP technology went into creating the custom packaging. —SP

Coach’s Comment:
“Dawn is an excellent manager to junior staff, sharing best practices and keeping her team accountable.” – Soon Mee Kim, Executive Vice President, Porter Novelli

Hometown: Atlanta
College Attended: University of Georgia
Favorite PR Teacher: Dr. Lynne Sallot
Favorite Sports Team: UGA Bulldogs
Favorite Sport to Play: Kickball with the PN team
Most Inspiring Athlete: Cancer survivor Terry Fox—“He ran across Canada to raise awareness for cancer research.”
Favorite TV Show: Mad Men
Favorite Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life
Foursquare “Mayor” of: “Porter Novelli Atlanta and my daughter’s preschool.”

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