Jacqueline Strayer joined Johnson Controls as vice president, Corporate Communication in October 2008 and was elected a corporate officer. She oversees media relations, advertising, brand, internal communications, digital and social media. She has responsibility for the function globally for $42 billion company which operates in 150 countries with over 170,000 employees.
Before joining the company, Strayer was vice president, Corporate Communications, for Arrow Electronics, Inc. Prior to that, she held communication leadership positions at United Technologies Corporation and GE Capital Corporation. Earlier in her career, she was a communications consultant at William M. Mercer in New York.
Strayer holds a Master's of Professional Studies from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Graduate Division of Film and Television and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from the University of Connecticut. She has completed course work toward a Doctorate of Management in organizational leadership, and is currently writing her dissertation on the role of Chief Executive Officers in change programs. A former producer, Strayer has interviewed Heads of State, Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize recipients and Hall of Famers.