The Career Advisory Board is comprised of leading representatives of business, academia and recognized career experts and authors who can deliver valuable insights on today’s most important career trends and provide real and actionable advice for job-seekers. To learn more about each Career Advisory Board member, please click on their biography below.

Omar Garriott

Senior Director of K-12 Education Industry Solutions,

Omar Garriott leads K-12 product marketing for Salesforce, a new line of business for the company. Previously, he was the senior product marketing manager at LinkedIn, managing content, campaigns, and product development for students and universities. Prior to his role at LinkedIn, he led iPad marketing to schools (K-12 and Higher Ed) for Apple, and led product launches to students and schools for Adobe.

Garriott has also spent time as a 3rd grade teacher for Teach for America, as a nonprofit fundraiser and lobbyist with national social enterprise PeerForward, as a summer consultant in FSG’s education practice, and in social marketing with Porter Novelli.

He earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction in commerce from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He also holds a Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate from Georgetown University and sporadically tweets from @socialchanger.