Kristen is an experienced media and marketing executive, with a proven record of success across global expansion and strategy, commercial models and organizational structure, and business development. Kristen specializes in engaging fast-paced, digital first and high growth clients, currently serving as a Global Managing Director for RUN Inc., an ad tech company with leadership in cross-screen and mobile focused programmatic advertising. Prior to this, Kristen spent 12+ years at media agencies, most recently at Starcom as the Managing Director, Global Client Solutions for Samsung Mobile’s media and integrated communications across 81 countries.
Kristen’s expertise is in bringing the value of today’s marketing technology closer in sync with the challenges faced by large Multi-national brands and CMOs, as they look to connect with consumers across existing and new markets, all while proving ROI and effectiveness in real-time. London acts as a perfect home base for her travel and adventure, having provided great opportunities to acquire significant knowledge in the EMEA and APAC marketing landscape, while also personally allowing for the chance to learn and experience new cultures and markets. Kristen holds a dual MBA from London Business School and Columbia University where she graduated with distinction. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Northwestern University.