Tonia Ries

Global executive director of IP - Edelman

Tonia E. Ries is executive director of intellectual property at Edelman. Her responsibilities include stewardship of the Edelman Trust Barometer, now in its 19th year, Edelman Earned Brand research into consumer relationships with brands, and the development of research initiatives. She leads the firm's global knowledge agenda across practices, geographies and clients, and she acts as a catalyst for new thinking and discourse on business in a multi-stakeholder society.