David Lauren

David Lauren

NMAH Board Member, Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing, and Corporate Communications, Ralph Lauren Corporation

David Lauren is Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing, and Corporate Communications for Ralph Lauren Corporation. In his role, he is responsible for the global advertising and marketing campaigns for the Company. In addition, David oversees the Company's corporate and fashion communications, strategic marketing partnerships and the development of RalphLauren.com. In 2013 David's role expanded when he was elected to the Ralph Lauren Corp. Board of Directors. Previously he was Chief Creative and Marketing Officer for Ralph Lauren Media, LLC, a venture between Polo Ralph Lauren and the NBC family of companies. Before joining Ralph Lauren Media, David was Editor-In-Chief and President of Swing, a general interest publication for Generation X. David serves as President of the Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation and on the Board of Trustees for the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention. Major corporate commitments include $13.3 million for the Star Spangled Banner Preservation Project at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and $5 million to establish the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in Harlem. David spearheaded the G.I.V.E. (Get Involved Volunteer Exceed) campaign to promote service in the community and initiated the establishment of Match Rugby, a program in collaboration with the Rugby Ralph Lauren brand to support young social entrepreneurs. David also orchestrates Ralph Lauren Volunteers, which sends Ralph Lauren employees out on community service initiatives. David holds a degree in Political Science from Duke University. He resides in New York City.