Kevin Foote

Chicago, IL | Edwards, CO

Kevin Foote

Chicago, IL | Edwards, CO

Kevin's career in marketing, advertising, and strategic planning have nurtured his passion for understanding basic human truths and how individuals' beliefs, perceptions, and preferences are formed. His blog, The Blurred, explores the overlap of our digital and physical lives.

Currently, Kevin is an independent advisor and interim executive for private equity & venture capital firms, investors and their portfolio companies. His focus – rapid growth and capital optimization through the transformation of marketing and sales in the face of digital adoption and the changing customer-corporation dynamic.

Prior to becoming an independent, Kevin worked as a Digital Evangelists worked at Google owning relationships with executives of the world's leading creative and media agencies, identifying opportunities to best support their business and clients' needs. The deep partnerships he forged created value through the innovative use of Google’s products and technologies.

Prior, Kevin served as the Managing Director of Marketing at United Airlines Mileage Plus. However, his roots are deep in the digital domain, having worked at several agencies, including Leo Burnett and Digitas, for over a decade.

At Digitas, Kevin was the Group Director of Strategy in the Midwest and Global Account Director on major accounts. He has had the privilege of working with great brands including Pepsi, Crate&Barrell, Purina, Energizer, KitchenAid, P&G, and Microsoft. His career began in strategy consulting, working at both Braxton Associates and Parthenon Group.

Kevin received his MBA from Kellogg and holds undergraduate degrees from MIT.

He serves on advisory board of the Gene Siskel Film Center at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is an amateur pianist/composer, an outdoor enthusiast and a certified ski instructor who has taught at Vail. When not at the keyboards, a national park, a slope or a backcountry trail, he spends all the time he can with his wife, Dafne, and two children splitting time between Evanston, Illinois and Colorado.

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  • Work
    • Google
  • Education
    • MIT
    • Kellogg | Northwestern University