Ashley Lowes leads internal and external communications for Target’s technology, data sciences, and cybersecurity team. She works with press and other local and national stakeholders to highlight Target’s technology prowess and team. She also partners with Target’s chief information officer and other senior technology leaders on executive positioning and thought leadership. Ashley joined Target in 2020 following several years leading global communications and marketing for JetBlue Technology Ventures, JetBlue Airways’ venture capital arm in Silicon Valley. She elevated the fund’s profile through media, content development, events, partnerships and social media. She also counseled 25+ portfolio companies on public relations strategies and helped design the fund’s platform program. Ashley is new to Minnesota, coming from the Bay Area with her husband who is a Minneapolis native. She is also on the board of the Glen Nelson Center, an arm of American Public Media Group, which invests in and partners with emerging media and journalism ventures.