Michelle Russo

Chief communications officer - U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Michelle Russo is chief communications officer at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest advocacy organization for business. Before joining the Chamber, Russo spent four years in London as executive vice president of Global Communications for the leading media company Discovery, Inc., where she supervised cross-functional marketing and communications teams across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. In addition, she led the top-to-bottom communications and public affairs strategy for the company’s groundbreaking first broadcast of the Olympic Winter Games across Europe. Prior to relocating to London, she served as the company’s senior vice president of Corporate Affairs & Communications in the U.S. There she built and managed Discovery’s reputation as a global media leader, including its debut as a publicly traded company.