Jeffrey Joseph Returns to CEA As SVP

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today that communications veteran Jeffrey Joseph has been named senior vice president of communications and strategic relationships, effective Aug. 23.

Joseph returns to CEA from the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) where he was its VP of communications since 2006. He had been CEA’s VP of communications from August 1998 through March 2006.

At BIO, Joseph was responsible for the development and implementation of strategic communications and media outreach campaigns to support BIO’s public policy advocacy agenda and brand the biotechnology industry. Joseph also coordinated outreach efforts to drive media attendance and coverage of the annual BIO International Convention and BIO’s other standalone events and served as a spokesperson on behalf of BIO and the biotechnology industry.

In his prior role at CEA, Joseph managed communications and served as a primary spokesperson for the consumer electronics industry including the International CES, public policy issues and member products.

Joseph spent 11 years at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide/Washington where he managed and designed comprehensive, multi-disciplinary communications and media outreach campaigns. He began his career in communications at the World Resources Institute, a nonprofit policy research center in Washington, where he worked in media relations and legislative affairs.

Joseph also has been involved in several political campaigns and served as a media consultant and speechwriter for Washington Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly.


Joseph is a 1986 graduate of Princeton University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in religion.

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Brett Zongker says:

July 16, 2012 at 5:39 pm

A great re-hire by CEA. Welcome back, Jeff.