Jetta Bates Vasilatos
As managing director of Twist Global, a profound sense of breathless possibility undergirds Jetta Bates Vasilatos’ approach to life, love and business. Jetta masterfully curates the best ideas and trends, marrying them with strategically astute branding, marketing and influencer relations campaigns that take businesses and individuals from good to great. Jetta has brought her talents to a broad range of national and international business initiatives from fashion and film to retail, tourism and nonprofits. Past clients include Nielsen, BP, The Embassy of France, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Adidas, Daewoo (Korea) and Auchentoshan, the high-end whisky distillery.
When Jetta isn’t tending to the bottom line, she is shaping her lifestyle channel Jettasetting. Star of BravoTV’s “Tour Group,” Jetta is a TV and radio correspondent featuring travel, lifestyle and personal branding topics and, as an avid “curator or cool,” has experienced almost 60 countries.
She also regularly shares her trendsetting expertise in magazines, including Essence and Recommend.
Jetta co-authored “The Entrepreneur Within” and has been a featured speaker at SXSW, Northwestern University, Social Media Week Chicago and Advertising Week, New York. The Columbia College Chicago graduate, named one of the “top influencers brands should partner with in 2018” by The Huffington Post, can be found sharing biz advice and unique shopping, travel, dining and entertainment experiences to enjoy on Instagram and Twitter @jettasetting.