Global Chief Marketing Officer at Hilton Worldwide; joining Hilton in January of 2018 to lead marketing strategy, media, measurement, creative and marketing operations for all 18 of Hilton’s iconic global brands, focusing on building Hilton’s brand presence globally through cutting edge marketing and advertising. Kellyn has held senior marketing positions at Uber Technologies, Capital One, and Microsoft Corporation. Kellyn joined Uber to build the Marketing Department from the ground up. At Capital One, Kellyn lead Marketing & Brand Strategy for the Consumer Banking division and held various Brand and Marketing leadership positions across banking, investing, and home lending. Kellyn has her undergraduate degree in economics from Colgate University and her MBA in Marketing, Management & Strategy, and Decision Analysis from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and daughters.
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