For the last 20 years, Kim has continuously disrupted the business to business conference space by confidently and empathetically leading a cross-functional team of product, sales, marketing, digital media and operations in designing and developing high quality, immersive and innovative event experiences that contextualize business critical information. Her team proudly delivers the most respected and renowned marketing strategy, innovation and insights events across the US and Europe. Born relentlessly curious, Kim's role centers on discovery and connectivity - identifying areas of opportunity and translating insights into new curations that advance careers, brands and businesses. Kim is recognized as a self-transformed "intrapreneur" visionary in focusing on future competition outside the obvious. Kim has pioneered the creation of breakthrough format interchanges. The common thread lies in connecting resources to ideas and the right people to a carefully curated mix of new ideas, expedition learning and best practice, visionary thinking and pragmatic business cases - a blend of prolific informational and inspirational content enveloped in seamless transformational experiences.
Rebuilding and complete transformation of unprofitable division into a highly profitable revenue generating unit of U.S. office increasing total revenue from $2.4M to a peak of $25M in 7 years - 80% organically driven Brainchild TMRE (The Market Research Event) is recognized as one of the top most profitable events across all event businesses in parent company Informa, ltd. Grew sales revenue (sponsorship and exhibition dollars) 600% in 7 years Grew delegate revenue 900% in 7 years ,Operating Profit by 400% in 7 years Increased average attendee yield 250% Highest success rate of new launch products across U.S. office Created recognizable industry-specific brand equities across multiple sectors with strong reputation for top quality content, deliverables and customer-centric experiences Expertise in crafting and managing loyalty and retention programs Launched inter-company knowledge management database and co-creation tool "the Collaboratory" in 2010.
Kim is a results-driven, relationship-centered, risk-taking, highly networked strategic leader continuously challenging conventionalism to deliver new value. She is deliriously passionate about pioneering new thinking that results in breakthrough commercialization. Operating as a a business head in the event space, the core strength of translating business needs into new opportunities can easily transfer outside of the event space. Leading the team and holding the divisional P&L, Kim is a proven revenue and profit generator. She holds the concurrent roles of Innovation Director of IIRUSA and has developed strong disruptive capabilities facilitating workshops and sessions across the company. A true hands-on leader - Kim is extensively experienced in brand positioning, product development and brand/product/portfolio management. Key strengths include managing business growth and profitability, brand management and reinvention, marketing strategy, strategic planning and execution, workshop facilitation, internal and external presentations and hands-on sales management and sponsorship strategy with global responsibility driving growth across vertical markets in the marketing and business strategy sectors. A born networker, Kim has expertise in securing and advancing long-term internal and external professional relationships and win-win strategic partnerships. Kim's division holds the highest employee retention across the US office. Top event brands include FEI, FEI EMEA, TMRE (The Market Research Event), Shopper Insights in Action, FUSE, ProjectWorld and Future of Consumer Intelligence
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