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Kety Esquivel

Senior Vice President

Kety Esquivel has over two decades of experience working with clients in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Her work has taken her to China and Ethiopia with the UN Economic Commission for Africa. She's coached executives in the US, Canada and Latin America. She has led the digital efforts for top tier agencies, companies and nonprofits for over ten years.

Her diverse B2B and B2C background includes work with several companies, United States government agencies, foreign governments, charitable foundations and nonprofits. Her clients have included American Express, Kraft, Marriot, Huggies, Kodak, Yahoo, Smartmatic, United Airlines, Nissan, Papa John’s, the Public Broadcasting Service,  the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Harvard University, the California Endowment, the US Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institute of Health and the Center for Disease Control.

Kety is on the Board of Netroots Nation, the Advisory Board of Yes We Code and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation's Innovation and Technology Advisory Board. She was a founding board member of the Hispanic Public Relations Association NCC and the New Leaders Council. She's a former editor of BlogHer, a current blogger on the Huffington Post and has been a convener for Web of Change, She’s Geeky and TEDxAdamsMorgan. Kety has spoken at conferences worldwide including SXSW, the World Bank’s Entertainment Education Conference, Social Media Week, BlogHer, Blogalicious. Women Action and the Media, Personal Democracy Forum and CampaignTech as well as conferences in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, El Salvador, Spain, Ireland and Canada.

The Maynard Institute included her in their 31 Profiles of Women of Color in Digital Spaces. She was named in the Huffington Post 7 Young Latnios in Online Media to Watch and a Politic365 ‘Game Changer’. Her work in PR includes a PRSA-NCC Thoth Award Category Winner in Global Communications, a Global Gold Sabre Award and placement as a Cannes PR Lions finalist. Kety graduated from Cornell University where she served on the Board of Trustees. She has also studied at NYU and Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. Her commentary has been featured in the WSJ, HITN, PBS, CNN, NPR, Televisa and Univision.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, April 5

2:05pm EDT