Amelia Wellers is a digital marketer, product manager and musician located in New York City. She currently works in product management at the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, and is a recent MBA graduate from Cornell Tech.
Amelia thrives while working with collaborative and goal-driven interdisciplinary teams, and is a creative and thoughtful problem-solver. She has a strong desire to use technology and the design process to help underserved populations. For the past four years (and hopefully forever!) she has ad-hoc consulted for artists in need of business and marketing acumen, from sixteen-piece jazz bands, to sound artists, to early-stage media technology startups.
Amelia has five years of experience working in artistic and startup environments. Most recently, while working a Marketing and Event Coordinator at the Cambridge Innovation Center in 2015, she identified a lack of a unified digital marketing process and tools to help support CIC’s growth into new markets. With the support of her supervisors and colleagues, she created CIC’s first marketing team and became the first full-time marketing employee. Gathering volunteers and passionate writers across the company, she launching the first social media, newsletter, and blog teams. Working with an in-house graphic designer, Amelia proposed and executed a full revamp of CIC.com in six months. She also advised on brand strategy for the first client portal that connected 2,000 clients across six cities.
In 2014, she was selected for a competitive arts management internship at Hotel Pro Forma, an interdisciplinary production house located in Copenhagen, Denmark. She managed installations for contemporary international artists and created their first online store to sell excess inventory. Amelia also helped budget, market and advertise monthly First Friday events while taking part in the artistic ideation and creation process.
Amelia started her career with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as the Tanglewood Music Festival’s Artists’ Liaison. Here, she helped manage the visiting and backstage experience for over 100 world-renown artists including Yo-Yo Ma and Renée Fleming.
Amelia has an MBA from Cornell Tech, a one-year program that provides students with the leadership, management and technical skills needed for dynamic tech companies and product teams. The degree is conferred through the Cornell Johnson School of Management. Amelia also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tufts University in music with a minor in architectural studies.