Danielle Austen is the Founder of fluent360, a full-service advertising agency that acts as a single-source solution for its clients in developing communications plans for African American, Asian American, US Hispanic and LGBTQ consumers.
Austen’s 20+ years in marketing and advertising have included both corporate and agency experience.
From Nordstrom to Sony to Nissan and State Farm (to name just a few), Austen has helped grow brands, while making the world a more inclusive place through messaging and imagery.
Currently the Chair of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Mosaic Council, she also serves on the National Board of Directors for the AAF and a start-up tech firm, CRVIII.
Austen lives on the south side of Chicago with her husband and two children.
Austen holds B.A. in English from Emory University and M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University.