Oral History Information
Job TitleSenior Manager, Global Marketing Communications
Vanessa Mering took a summer job at Alesis while studying at UCLA. That position was her introduction to the music industry for which she has been a vital part of ever since. With a focus on marketing campaigns for a wide range of innovative products, Vanessa worked at M-Audio and Line 6 before being hired by Harman. Over the years she has helped launch such products as Eleven Rack for Avid, Helix for Line 6 and EON ONE for JBL. Vanessa has also proudly served as the leader of Harman’s Women's Network and takes pride in the mentoring program the company has established. During the NAMM Show in 2018, Vanessa was presented the She Rocks Achiever Award for her dedication to the music industry.