Educational tech company Osmo has tapped WarnerMedia's Shawn Smith to lead global communications.
By: Rashida Ashley (28 MAR 2022 // 5:41AM GMT)
PALO ALTO, CA — Shawn Smith has joined educational games company Osmo as its first global head of communications. In the newly created role, Smith leads communication strategy and narrative messaging through corporate communications, brand publicity campaigns and all other aspects of Osmo, which is owned by educational tech company Byju’s. Smith most recently served as executive director of publicity and communications for WarnerMedia global brands and experiences, where she developed global communications campaigns for DC franchises including Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, and more. Smith previously served as director of public relations and brand partnerships for MGA Entertainment. She also spent nine years at The Walt Disney Company, where she was senior manager of communications for diversity and inclusion. “As we continue to build the Osmo brand and bring more inspiring and impactful learning experiences to students around the world, we’re excited to have Shawn’s leadership and talent at the helm of our communications division at this exciting time in our company’s journey,” said Cherian Thomas, Osmo’s senior VP of international business.