Kerry is a managing director at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York.
Kerry enjoyed a 22-year career at American Express culminating in her creating, launching and operating Open, the small business network with revenues built to over US$2.5 billion. She was also CEO of QSP at Time Inc., CEO of Good Times Entertainment and president of St. Regis and Luxury Collection Hotels for Starwood. She is a strategic marketing consultant and senior advisor/angel investor to Fortune 500 and emerging digital, consumer product and fintech/marketing technology companies. She has worked closely with management teams and boards to refine sales and marketing strategies in support of multiple corporate objectives, including capital formation and M&A. More recently, she served as COO of global client services for Acxiom, a leading marketing database, email and big data provider. Currently, Kerry serves as a board member of Plastiq, an SF-based fintech startup and she is a former board member of Vistage International, the world’s leading peer advisory organization to CEOs. She has a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado Boulder and an MBA from Columbia University.