Alexis Schwartz

Alexis Schwartz

Head of Purpose
The Guardian US

Alexis Schwartz has 30 years of experience in media and publishing, specializing in working for premier brands to build impactful partnership programs that are rooted in purpose and create value.

As Executive Director, Head of Purpose Partnerships at the Guardian US, Schwartz specializes in collaborating with brands that lead with sustainability, DEI, and social equity and justice. She began her time at the Guardian US five years ago as a part of the Advertising Partnership Team.

She frequently contributes thought leadership as a panelist at speaking events, including the Sustainable Brands Conference and The Female Quotient (FQ) Equality Lounge at SXSW.

Before joining the Guardian US, Schwartz helped build the brand partnership division for Chegg, a Silicon Valley start-up with a corporate culture and business strategy committed to creating better student outcomes.

Her career includes nearly 20 years of representing Time magazine and, where she spearheaded integrated platforms showcasing Time magazine’s renowned editorial franchises such as “Person of the Year” and “TIME 100.”

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Indiana University Bloomington.

Schwartz makes her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband, Chris, daughter Lauren, son Jake, and two Westie brothers, Rory and Finn


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