Diane Thieke began her career as an online journalist when Mark Zuckerberg was still eating smashed peas, giving her a head start in digital media and a passion for all things technology-based.
In a career that spans extensive stints in journalism, public relations, and marketing, Diane has used digital storytelling to expand audience engagement for brands of all sizes. Prior to joining Digital Brand Expressions, Diane founded her own consulting firm to help startups, authors and experts tell their stories on digital platforms.
Previously, she led public relations and marketing teams at Dow Jones & Co., where she promoted and marketed business information and intelligence solutions to financial and business professionals. She began her career as a news editor at The Wall Street Journal’s first online service.
She holds a B.A. in journalism and English writing from Rider University and a M.S. in Communications Management from Syracuse University's Newhouse School.