Matthew Harrington

250 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013

Matthew Harrington leads global operations for Edelman, a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations.

Matthew is a specialist in corporate positioning and reputation management. His expertise includes crisis communications, merger and acquisition activity and IPOs. In 1996, he managed crisis communications for Odwalla, Inc. during a product recall, which is widely credited as pioneering use of the Internet in a crisis and for which he was awarded a Silver Anvil from the Public Relations Society of America.


Matthew’s previous roles with Edelman include president of the U.S., and president of the Eastern and Western regions. He also led Edelman’s initiative to introduce a Code of Conduct.

Matthew is a graduate of Denison University, where he serves on the Board of Trustees. He is an advisory member of the Marketing 50, Chairman of the Council of PR Firms and serves on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and the Classic Stage Company.