SPOTLIGHT: KATHY RING
CEO, Starcom USA
Kathy Ring’s 2019 Matrix Award will be presented by Renetta McCann.
As CEO of Starcom USA, Kathy Ring is responsible for driving a next-generation media agency focused on the convergence of media, technology and creativity—enabling the design of unique human experiences in the one-to-one era of marketing, at scale. In her role as US CEO, Kathy oversees some of the world’s leading marketers and new establishment brands, including Allstate, Bank of America, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Kellogg’s, Kraft Heinz, Lionsgate, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Samsung, Visa and more.
Kathy has been with Starcom for over 30 years. Previously, Kathy served as President of Starcom USA where she led the agency’s LA operation, having moved there in 2002 from Chicago to establish the newly-formed office. During that time, Kathy helped grow the office to nearly 300 team members.
Kathy has cultivated a client-first, strategy-led organization, which has proved successful for Starcom USA. She is also a true testament to Starcom’s heritage of developing top talent within the industry and is known for her gift of developing team members and her passion for cultivating a strong corporate culture.