ORG Internet2 Title Director of Communications BIO Lauren Rotman is Internet2's Director of Communications. In this role, she is responsible for developing strategic plans for the organization's public relations, marketing communications, branding and internal communications programs to support Internet2, its research and education network and other advanced networking efforts. Lauren provides strategic guidance to leadership on critical messaging and public relations-related issues and works closely with key program areas to ensure the full integration of the communications strategy. Prior to her role as Director of Communications, Lauren served as Internet2's Public Relations Manager with responsibility for comprehensive media relations strategies and campaigns. Lauren joined Internet2 in 2004 from MCI WorldCom where she was a Senior Corporate Communications Specialist managing communications planning for the company's Operations & Technology and its Mass Markets business units. Lauren has also held roles with Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Strategic Communications Group and The White House, Office of the Vice President. Lauren currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.