Maura Colleton Corbett is the CEO and Founder of the Glen Echo Group where she leads the team’s award-winning work in telling the stories of the companies and organizations building the New Economy. With over two decades of communications, creative, public affairs and coalition building experience, Corbett provides strategic counsel to clients faced with the complicated challenges surrounding the shift to a digital, Internet-enabled world, including innovation policy, broadband deployment and applications, new and emerging technologies and content-related issues including privacy, cybersecurity and copyright. Corbett helps clients translate new technologies and innovations into compelling communications vehicles that resonate with policymakers, the press and the public in order to inform forward-looking, successful policy and market outcomes. Corbett brings unique and deep-rooted experience in industry coalition building for a number of high-profile matters, including Net Neutrality, tech regulation, music licensing, and Wi-Fi. She also has done significant work in mergers and acquisitions within the communications and digital media space.
Corbett is a member of the Board of Directors for Public Knowledge, the Center for Democracy and Technology Advisory Council and a Business Advisory Board member for the National Hispanic Media Coalition. She is a frequent speaker and commentator on Internet and technology public policy, coalition building, branding and the media.
Corbett was honored as PR Woman of the Year in 2019 by WWPR, PR Week’s 2014 PR Woman of the Year and received the 2010 Women in Technology Leadership Award for her demonstration of exemplary leadership skills and exceptional results in community-related work, the first WIT award ever for a woman in the public affairs industry. She recently received the 2020 Vistage Leadership Award for the Washington region.
Corbett lives in Bethesda, MD with her two marvelous daughters and one very naughty dog. In a previous life long ago, she used to moonlight as the lead singer in a rock band.