Kristen Cocco is a senior executive with a passion for bringing disparate data and insights together to fuel successful business strategies and significant growth. She spent 12 years in leadership positions at The Nielsen Company guiding business strategy, product development and customer facing teams across multiple industries and categories. Most recently, she led the Global eCommerce product development practice area defining innovative measurement strategies and leveraging unique data sources to enable client's understanding of the rapidly evolving retail and consumer space. Prior to The Nielsen Company, Kristen held leadership positions with Target, driving brand loyalty and Carlson Marketing Group, leading Visa’s largest loyalty program.
Kristen has a passion for helping companies establish comprehensive business strategies and leverage the right data for the right decisions to ultimately grow their business. She believes data is the foundation of all business strategy, product development and operational success and leads to additional sources of growth in core and non-core competencies.
Kristen received her BA in Management and Sociology from the College of Saint Benedict and her MBA from the University of London.