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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Chief Marketing Officer, Rebellion Defense

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon serves as the CMO of the venture-backed technology for national security firm Rebellion; previously she served as CMO of Shield AI.  She is the author of three New York Times best sellers, The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, Ashley’s War and The Daughters of Kobani, and serves as an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in the Women and Foreign Policy Program. She holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where she earned the Dean's Award for her work on women's entrepreneurship in conflict and post-conflict regions, as well as a Bachelor's in Journalism from the University of Missouri. Ms. Lemmon has served as a Fulbright Scholar and a Robert Bosch Fellow, and is currently a member of the Bretton Woods Committee as well as a board member with the international NGO Mercy Corps. She speaks Spanish, German, and French and has studied Dari and Kurmanci.