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 Airbnb, Allstate, Bank of America, Kellogg’s, Kraft Heinz, Samsung, Visa and more.
Kathy has been with Starcom USA 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 150 team members—overseeing the media strategy and investment on behalf of LA-based clients including Broad Green Pictures, Dave & Busters, Del Monte, Disney Channel, Electronic Arts, KB Home, Mattel, The North Face and thinkThin.
Kathy is 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.