Leyla Guilany-Lyard

As Tinder's Senior Vice President of Global Communications, Leyla Guilany-Lyard leads a dynamic team of communications professionals across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. With over 20 years of experience driving brand, product, and corporate communications, Leyla has crafted and executed impactful strategies for renowned multinationals, including Netflix, eBay, and Philips. Her expertise spans agency work and in-house roles, giving her a comprehensive perspective on the communications landscape.

Leyla has a strong background in supporting C-level executives and regional leaders, advocating for close collaboration with cross-functional partners to ensure consistent brand positioning and messaging. She also has extensive experience in crisis management. Leyla is a champion for brand communications and social alignment, effectively engaging with specific audiences and driving brand loyalty.

Leyla is deeply passionate about supporting the next generation of communications talent, mentoring early career professionals, and producing meaningful brand impact. She believes in the power of storytelling to drive change and connect with audiences on a profound level. Fluent in French, English, Farsi, and Spanish, Leyla holds a master’s degree in Global Communications.