Elly Ahn McCloud

Elly Ahn McCloud

Head of Global Events

Elly Ahn McCloud, CEM, CMM, serves as Head of Global Events for AnitaB.org, overseeing the event portfolio, including the annual Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). She brings 20+ years of international experience in strategic planning, sales, marketing and execution of conferences, trade shows and events.

Elly has worked for global events leader Messe Frankfurt, non-profit organizations, corporations incl. SolarCity and TESLA, and large-scale events like the LA Auto Show, the AutoMobility LA conference and LIGHTFAIR. She led teams and cross-functional collaboration to deliver event excellence across different industries and to connect attendees, audiences, sponsors, partners, and communities.

Elly has lived and worked on multiple continents and holds two degrees from the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. She now calls Los Angeles, CA home and enjoys tennis, hiking, traveling, and exploring new locations and cuisines.