Community >> Kat Cole
Title: COO and President
Company: Focus Brands North America
Kat Cole is a humanitarian and COO and President of Focus Brands North America. Cole is a YGL (Young Global Leader) of the World Economic Forum, is starting a foundation to fund creative, sustainable approaches to education and self-sufficiency, and is one of only two foodservice company leaders listed on CNBC’s Next 25 List Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors—2014, which is dominated by tech start-ups and a few financial groups and Fortune 50 companies. She is passionate about creating and highlighting opportunities, innovation and community building that come out of the foodservice industry.
Cole is the co-founder of Changers of Commerce, a movement as well as a group of leaders that identify with mixing money and meaning - and making as much of a difference in the world as they make a profit. They believe the way forward in business and society is through thoughtful alliances and partnerships that build strong, profitable businesses that can be an engine for thriving communities.