Rishad Tobaccowala Joins Trendline’s Board of Directors

Hannah Wilson

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Esteemed marketing strategist and business leader brings forty years of industry experience to the board. 

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept 24, 2020Email consulting and professional services firm Trendline Interactive is pleased to announce the appointment of Rishad Tobaccowala as its newest Board Member. Tobaccowala is a Senior Adviser to the Publicis Groupe and is widely regarded as one of the world’s top business leaders and innovators. The highly sought-after adviser joined Trendline’s board in June.

“Continuous innovation has been a core tenant at Trendline since the beginning, and we’ve always sought out the most talented collaborators,” said Morgan Stewart, CEO of Trendline Interactive.“When it comes to talent and forward-thinking, there are few individuals as respected as Rishad Tobaccowala. He is truly a pioneer in the field of digital marketing, and we are honored to have him on our board of directors.” 

Tobaccowala has been a trusted adviser to several Fortune 500 Companies and is a renowned speaker and author. His most recent book, “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data” highlights the importance of empathy in our technological age. In all avenues of his work, Tobaccowala inspires people to grow in work and life. It is this keen perspective Rishad hopes to bring to Trendline. “I’m not here to change Trendline,” said Tobaccowala of his new appointment. “I’m here to help the organization think differently about growth and reach its full potential.” 

Before serving as a Senior Adviser to the Publicis Groupe, Tobaccowala worked most recently as its Chief Growth Officer and Chief Strategist. Tobaccowala has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Bombay and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. 


About Trendline

Trendline inspires companies to create meaningful relationships through digital communication. Our team of nearly 200 employees consists of experts in Strategy and Operations, Marketing Technology, Creative, Campaign Management, Analytics, and Privacy. We identify, execute, and measure the ideas that drive meaningful business value—message by message.

Trendline is headquartered in Austin, TX and Guelph, ON (Canada) with offices in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, and Portland, OR.


Contact: Trendline Press & Media, 512-717-4097,

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