Kate Stonich has been working in the training and education space for over 8 years and is the Co-Founder of Smartland, Inc. a training and development consulting company focused on digital training and education.
Prior to starting Smartland, Kate was the Global Director of Education for Kenshoo where she managed all of Kenshoo's certification and training programs for clients and employees working in digital and search engine marketing. Prior to joining Kenshoo, Kate developed internal training programs for the Trading and Account Management teams at Accuen and Resolution Media (part of Omnicom Media Group) as well as external marketing and training on service capabilities.
Kate spent over 6 years working for Google focusing on external client training including direct clients and agencies. Kate was heavily involved in the building and launch of Google AgencyLand which was designed to keep agencies ahead of the digital curve, and is now a global platform.
Kate received her Bachelors in Communications from Barry University in Miami, Florida and holds a Masters in Business from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Outside of work Kate is passionate about volunteering and has spent time giving back around the world. Kate currently lives on the North Side of Chicago with her fiance and rescue dog Bernard.
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