Cheryl Heller serves as Chief Executive Officer of Heller Communication Design in Manhattan and Norfolk Connecticut. Ms. Heller led transformational initiatives for corporations of every size and in every industry, such as Reebok, Kodak Professional, Bayer Corporation, BlackRock, Marriott Corporation, The Girl Scouts of America, Hachette Filipacchi, Cemex, Ford Motor Company, Seagrams, Discovery Networks International, Seventh Generation, MeadWestvaco and Sappi. She serves as Vice Chair and Director of The Camden Technology Conference.
In addition to her work for corporations, Ms. Heller teaches mission-based organizations and social entrepreneurs the essentials of identity and communication. She has created and chairs a Masters Degree Program for the School of Visual Arts in New York on Design for Social Innovation. She is a frequent contributor to a number of publications on the subject of design, sustainability and social innovation, and has written a book for the AIGA on the best process for preserving innovation within organizations. Ms. Heller has been profiled through articles in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, Graphis Magazine, and Communication Arts, is the recipient of countless awards from national and international creative competitions. Her work is included in the Library of Congress permanent collection, and has been published in numerous books on design and creativity. Ms. Heller is also the recipient of a Matrix Award for Women in Communication, and has been nominated twice for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards for Communication Design.