Kathleen Griffith

Member Since 2021

Kathleen Griffith

Grayce & Co Founder & CEO; Build Like A Woman Founder

Grayce & Co

New York City Area

Kathleen is a self-made, successful businessperson and leading voice in the women's space. Owner of female-focused marketing consultancy, Grayce & Co, Kathleen’s ultimate passion is to help entrepreneurs start their own companies and architect the life of their dreams. Grayce & Co works with Fortune 500 brands and media companies and in the past five years alone Kathleen has directed more than $500M in marketing dollars with clients ranging from NIKE to Verizon to NBC Sports. Kathleen is a sought-after leader and investor in the startup space. Her first investment in a software company, which she advised alongside LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman, was acquired by Dropbox. A champion of women, Kathleen serves on the executive committee of Cannes Lions 'See It Be It', which fosters the advancement of female creative talent. Kathleen is also the Founder of Build Like A Woman, a global platform providing inspiration, tools and community for women to rise and thrive in all aspects of their businesses and lives. The platform includes a proprietary digital course now available in over 125 countries, a dinner speaker series, and video interviews that highlight the work of exceptional builders like Eva Longoria, Jessica Alba, Arianna Huffington, Tina Brown, Jennifer Fisher, Tamara Mellon, Rebecca Minkoff and June Diane Raphael. Kathleen’s work has been recognized with multiple honors and awards, including a Cannes Gold Lion for creativity and an Effie for effectiveness. She has been featured as a 'Top 40 Disruptor' by ADWEEK, 'Female Lead' by Fastcompany, ‘Leading Woman In Business’ by Huffington Post, ‘Creative Innovator’ by Conde Nast, 'Business Leader Of The Year' at Harvard Club, IBM 'Think Leader', Women in the World 'Entrepreneur' and profiled in publications like TIME Magazine, Forbes (3x) and The Wall Street Journal. A dynamic, in-demand and compelling public speaker, Kathleen has spoken at Cannes Lions, Dubai Lynx, Davos, Women In Cable Telecommunications, Samsung, Google, Bacardi, Bath & Body Works, LinkedIn, Facebook, Harvard, Yale and more. Kathleen is a contributor to Adweek, Entrepreneur and Forbes. She has appeared as a judge/investor on Elevator Pitch. Kathleen is represented by Creative Artists Agency (CAA).


SKILLS

  • Marketing
  • Media
  • production

RECENT CONTENT

June 15th, 2021

Sharing the love: 15 business leaders share great ways to support your team members

It's never been more important for leaders to show their team members their appreciation than in the past several months—and there are many ways to do it.

May 28th, 2021

15 tips to encourage vigorous (but respectful) workplace debates

Debate in the workplace is essential to collecting and considering diverse opinions, but it must be done respectfully.

May 27th, 2021

15 essential questions to ask before you seek capital for your business

Seeking capital to fund growth can come with strings attached, so it's important to ask yourself and your investors the right questions.

May 19th, 2021

10 smart recruiting strategies for reaching a truly diverse talent pool

Hiring a truly diverse workforce begins with looking in all the right places for talent.


COMPANY INFO

Grayce & Co

Grayce & Co is a marketing consultancy for leading Fortune 100 brands and media companies. We provide strategic advisory and implementation across business transformation, brand strategy and GTM, helping brands drive business acceleration by engaging women. Partners: NIKE, Verizon, Greylock Partners (VC), VICE Media, Google, NBC Sports etc


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Brand Marketing

INDUSTRY

Media & entertainment