Diane Schwartz

CEO - Ragan Communications

Diane Schwartz is the Chief Executive Officer of Ragan Communications, a leading media company that serves communicators worldwide with education, networking and unparalleled event experiences. Brands include PR Daily, Ragan.com, Communications Leadership Council, Communications Week and Workplace Wellness Insider. She joined Ragan in May 2019 after serving for 23 years at Access Intelligence, where she was senior vice president of the media communications division and oversaw the growth of brands including PR News, Social Shake-Up, Cynopsis, AdExchanger, Admonsters and many others. Schwartz has launched more than 100 conferences, training programs, awards competitions and subscription products that put customer and premium content front and center. A former journalist, Schwartz is a frequent guest lecturer at universities nationwide and a board member of the Institute for Public Relations. She is a wish granter for Make a Wish and a volunteer for the Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County.