Daphne helps manage BPI's corporate communication capabilities and leads clients and accounts that sit at the intersection of corporate reputation and public affairs.
Prior to joining BPI, Daphne was Senior Director and Head of Key Clients at APCO Worldwide, leading large-scale, integrated global communications and corporate reputation programs for Fortune 500 clients and NGOs such as BlackBerry, GE, Mars, McCormick, the Near East Foundation, PepsiCo, RISE and Suntory. In 2012, she was named to PRWeek’s “40 Under 40,” a list of rising stars leading the charge for the next generation of communicators.
Daphne previously managed communications and media campaigns for public affairs and consumer goods clients at Rogers Finn Partners. As a professional violinist, she was also a teaching artist fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and served as chief of staff to Midori Goto, United Nations Messenger of Peace and Jascha Heifetz Chair at the University of Southern California (USC), where she led community engagement and university-wide initiatives.
Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Daphne holds a master’s degree in Strategic Public Relations from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, a doctorate from the USC Thornton School of Music as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Johns Hopkins University. She is based in Washington, D.C.