Humanitarian, Business Leader, Investor, Advisor & Group President, FOCUS Brands
Former president of Cinnabon Inc., now Group President of Cinnabon's parent company, FOCUS Brands, where she leads global, multi-channel businesses in licensing, manufacturing and ecommerce for all 6 brands that operate across 65 countries: Cinnabon, Auntie Anne’s, Moe’s, Schlotzsky's, McAllister's, and Carvel. Kat is an angel investor, humanitarian and philanthropist focused on elevating self-sufficiency through education, technology and access to opportunity around the world. She is the co-founder of Changers of Commerce, a Young Global Leader (YGL) of the World Economic Forum, member of the United Nations Global Entrepreneurs Council, and a mentor, board member and advisor to emerging, retail, education and tech startups. Kat is a frequent guest for global business media, was featured on CBS' "Undercover Boss", named one of Fortune magazine's 40 under 40 and one of CNBC's Next 25 List of Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors. Her Twitter handle best describes her: "Loving life & coffee w/@daleyervin, GroupPres. FOCUSBrands, Connected-Creative-Conscious-Community-builder, Advisor, UN-YGL-YPO, Humanitarian, Chronic Learner ".