Edna Ayme-Yahil

Director, Head of Communications, EIT Digital
Director, Head of Communications
EIT Digital

Edna Ayme-Yahil is Head of Communications for EIT Digital, the leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation. She has developed and delivered top-quality integrated communications strategies in large global companies and public organizations. Previously, she has held various global communications roles at Nissan, STMicroelectronics, Philip Morris International and UNESCO and was a consultant for the OECD. She has also taught communications and history at UCLA, University of Arkansas, University of Paris, and Washington State University. She is a board member and Regional Lead of France for the European Association of Communications Directors. She graduated from Stanford University, studied at the École normale supérieure, and holds a doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). A dual UK/USA national, Edna lives in France with her French husband and one daughter.