Tracey Sawicki has been the Executive Director of the Internet Innovation Alliance since July 2008.
Prior to joining the IIA, Sawicki was a Senior Vice President at Sloane & Company, a New York City-based public relations firm. She has more than a decade of corporate public relations, public affairs and broadcast journalism experience. While at Sloane & Company, Sawicki managed several high-profile client programs across the telecommunications, health care, financial services and travel sectors.
Before joining Sloane & Company, Sawicki worked in Corporate Communications at AT&T Inc. At AT&T, she was involved in a number of high-stakes communications programs including the $16 billion merger of SBC and AT&T, quarterly earnings announcements, union negotiations and advertising/branding campaigns. Prior to AT&T, Sawicki worked at Concert, the $7 billion joint venture between AT&T and British Telecommunication, where she developed a broadcast media relations program.
An Emmy Award-winning journalist, Sawicki previously worked as a reporter and anchor at WYFF-TV in Greenville, S.C. and a reporter and producer for NBC affiliate KFDX-TV in Wichita Falls, Texas.
She holds a Master of Science from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Marist College, where she graduated cum laude