Associate Director, Marketing and Communications
5807 S. Woodlawn Ave., Suite 207
Chicago, IL 60637
Devin Wideman serves as the associate director of digital marketing and communications at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In this role he creates and implements strategies to foster external awareness to Polsky’s programs, startups, and mission among a wide variety of audiences, including University of Chicago alumni, students, faculty, staff, community-based entrepreneurs, and external partners.
Prior to joining Polsky, Devin worked in communications at both the University of Chicago’s Laboratory Schools and Alumni Relations and Development. In these roles, he used his expertise in marketing communications, videography, and photography to expand their digital presence through interactive social media campaigns and on-going original video content. By developing creative social media engagement strategies, he was able to successfully increase the audience size and engagement of both the Laboratory Schools’ and Alumni Relations and Development’s social media channels across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
Devin earned a B.A. in Marketing Communications at Columbia College Chicago, and an MAT in Education at National Louis University.
Devin is passionate about photography and videography, and is always looking for new and innovative ways to expand his skillset and tell stories through his art.