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Bita Milanian: A Leader of Inspiration
In an interview with CIOLook, Bita Milanian, the Senior Vice President of Ribbon has shared stories about her
journey and remarkable achievements. Additionally, she has also shared her future plans, thoughts about women
empowerment in this interview.
Below are the highlights of the interview between Bita and CIOLOOK magazine:
Kindly take us through your journey on becoming a proficient leader.
Bita Milanian serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Ribbon & its Kandy.io division, a global
technology company with more than two decades of leadership in real-time communications for service providers,
enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.
With over 20 years of marketing, branding and communications experience, Bita has held senior-level marketing
positions at various companies, including TPx Communications and Global Crossing. Prior to joining Ribbon, she
held the top post of Executive Director for Farhang Foundation and is also the founder of the creative and
consulting agency Butterfly Buzz, which she still operates as a means to continue her humanitarian work, support
up-and-coming artists, as well as non-profits, to enable them to increase their profiles and optimize their brands.
As a passionate community organizer, Bita actively volunteers her time and expertise in support of numerous
causes and organizations and is a popular speaker at various conferences and programs on the topics of
technology, philanthropy, art, culture, social justice and gender equality.
Bita has been a social media influencer and blogger since 2000, leveraging her expertise in online platforms for
business to raise the profiles of global entrepreneurs, immigrants and artists alike who are being the change in the
world they wish to see, building on Gandhi’s philosophy. In January 2020, she launched her radio show called B
the Change on Radio Iran 670AMKIRN, featuring immigrant jo