Kate Stanford

Kate Stanford leads global go-to-market marketing for Google Ads including brand management, communications and activation for Google Ads, YouTube Ads, and Think with Google, a global platform for marketing thought leadership and consumer insights. Kate has held several leadership roles on Google’s ads marketing teams over the past 10 years including YouTube Ads, DoubleClick, publisher outreach, and B2B brand communications. Before joining Google, Kate held strategic planning, marketing and news production roles at media companies including the Philadelphia Inquirer and CNN. Kate holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Princeton University, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She is on the board of directors for the Montclair Public Library Foundation; the alumni board of directors for Princeton’s University Press Club; and has been an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Columbia University. Kate lives in Montclair, NJ with her husband and three children.