As the Marketing Director for S2 Global, Melissa Odegaard leads the management of the company’s global marketing initiatives. Her experience is in brand management and communications as well as tactical skills in the development of complete marketing programs. After working with Rapiscan’s parent company OSI Systems, where she developed the corporate and subsidiaries branding, she came to Rapiscan, then S2 Global to promote the brand across all channels and in all regions. As director, she works with cross-functional teams to produce high quality marketing programs to communicate our company’s vision. She participates in market tradeshows conferences and acts as the company’s spokesperson for targeted audiences in Customs & Border Protection, Event Security and the Air Cargo industries. Recently, Melissa manages the large-scale brand program at the Rapiscan Systems Classic PGA TOUR Champions annual golf tournament honoring the men and women who serve, protect and defend us during a week of security related seminars.
Prior to S2 Global, Mrs. Odegaard managed business marketing programs for small to mid-size businesses throughout the globe with a concentration in the luxury beauty and interior design markets as the owner of her own firm.
Melissa graduated with honors from Pratt Institute of Design in New York, NY.