Think & Link for a Living: Karen Kozak

Karen Kozak, VP of Global Brand at Cargill, will take the Think & Link stage in February. 

About Karen

Karen Kozak is a brand and marketing veteran with over 25 years of experience across a broad range of industries.  Karen currently serves as VP, Global Brand at Cargill, responsible for developing and implementing Cargill’s brand strategy and architecture, and driving brand activation activities internally and externally around the world.  Most recently she implemented Cargill’s 150th Anniversary program across all businesses and geographies.

Prior to joining Cargill, Karen spent the majority of her career in a variety of roles at Eastman Kodak Company, including managing strategic growth initiatives in emerging markets in Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, leading all e-commerce, online marketing and demand generation programs for Kodak’s B2C and B2B businesses for the US, Canada, and Latin America regions, and management of Kodak’s global corporate sponsorship and brand events department, including oversight of Olympics, motorsports, golf, entertainment, and industry conference programs.

Karen lives in Minneapolis and enjoys hiking, photography, and traveling, particularly internationally to learn new cultures and trends.  Karen currently serves as an advisor on the development committee at Childspring International, a non-profit organization providing medical surgeries to children in developing countries around the world.

Please join us February 15th at 7:30am for an insightful discussion led by Karen among connections old and new. 

This is an invitation-only event. Please email Ellen Pickering to request an invite for you and your favorite networking partner or RSVP here.  

About Think & Link

Capsule's Think & Link event is an invitation-only monthly gathering of like-minded people, coming together each month to discuss hot topics and important issues. It's an invaluable sharing of insight and inspiration. 

About The Author

Ellen Pickering

With a degree in Sociology/Anthropology and Studio Art, I am intrigued by human behavior and social structures and its fusion with branding and design. As a Research Associate, I continually seek new ways to follow my curiosities, ask questions, and discover trends and patterns in the world. Other passions of mine include traveling, taking photographs, shooting hoops, and decorating spaces.


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