Eva Bongiovanni is an instructor in the Public Relations and
Advertising program at DePaul University's College of Communication in
Chicago, and a marketing professional with 20 years of experience
working on a variety of household brand names.
Through BonMot Consulting, Bongiovanni has helped numerous
entrepreneurs turn ideas into reality. Specializing in brand creation
and advertising, clients of BonMot range from individual entrepreneurs,
to burgeoning new corporations.
Previously, Bongiovanni served as executive director of European
strategy for AOL-Time Warner's in London. Clients included internet
powerhouses such as Travelocity.com, Monster.com and Match.com. Other
clients ranged from Procter & Gamble to Unilever, as well as auto
companies, banks and airlines.
Prior to AOL-Time Warner, Bongiovanni consulted for iXL/Scient (now
part of Microsoft) in both Boston and London, and was the lead
strategist on the largest e-business contract ever awarded for iXL
Other professional experience includes serving as director of brand
communications for The Coca-Cola Company in Budapest, Hungary, where
her marketing programs secured a 62% sales gain in the first four
months. Bongiovanni created marketing efforts spanning nine brands, and
her award-winning programs were exported throughout the Coca-Cola
system. She also worked in advertising at Mezzina/Brown Inc. (now Agent
16) in New York City on clients such as R.J. Reynolds and Disney.
Bongiovanni is particularly familiar with international business,
having lived abroad three times beginning in 1985 as a
Congress-Bundestag scholarship recipient spending one year living in
northern Germany. Additionally, Bongiovanni speaks fluent German and
Bongiovanni's education includes an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA from the University of Michigan.