LaToya Drake is a spokesperson and media/marketing manager at Google. She is a tech industry insider who provides television and radio commentary on news, social media and pop culture trends across the Web. She has appeared on a wide range of national and local programs including The TODAY Show, CBS Early Show, CNBC, CNN American Morning, HLN, FOX News, ABC News and Good Day New York. She previously worked with Waggener Edstrom as an account manager for Microsoft, managing national broadcast, consumer product launches and marketing integrations for Windows, Windows Phone and Surface. Prior to Waggener Edstrom she worked as a communications strategist and on-air spokesperson at AOL. She managed PR for brands including the Huffington Post, MapQuest and AOL.com.
LaToya is also an adjunct at NYU where she teaches PR 2.0: Using Social Media Channels to Engage Customers and their Communities. She earned her MA in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University and her BS in Communications and Political Science from Florida State University.