Kathy Kayse

Kathleen Kayse is Chief Media Strategy & Partnerships Officer at the Ad Council, the national nonprofit organization that mobilizes the energy and talents of the communications industry to make a measurable impact on the most critical social issues.

In her role, Kathleen leads the strategy, outreach and partnerships for more than 30 national social good campaigns, securing over $1 billion in donated media annually across linear and digital platforms. Kathleen oversees the Ad Council’s relationships with media agencies and partners, as well as the organization’s Media Advisory Council, comprised of experts in the industry.

An accomplished media and advertising executive, Kathleen has strategically transformed businesses and brands, and is a committed advocate for female advancement in business. Kathleen is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Women Sports Foundation and she previously served on the Board for the New York Advertising Club and as a mentor through She Runs It.