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Kate Rutkowski, Brand Director, Wieden + Kennedy

Kate is a Brand Director at Wieden + Kennedy in Portland, OR. She currently leads the Global and Asia/Pacific/Latin America business for Nike.

Before moving to the Nike team, Kate worked on KFC creating in-show integrations with the WWE, introducing America to the first-ever female Colonel Sanders, and sending a chicken sandwich to space.

Previous to her time at W+K, Kate worked at GSD&M in Austin, TX where she helped manage a total rebrand for Southwest Airlines and produced work for AT&T.

Kate played Division I soccer at the University of Richmond and is now on one of the top-ranked kickball teams in the nation.