“We are absolutely delighted to have Kristin joining our Board. Kristin’s exceptional leadership in the media industry, her deep expertise in digital media, and her innovative excellence in technology and distribution will add tremendous value to our organization,” said Erika Karp, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone. “At Cornerstone, as we strive to optimize both financial and social impact, we know that Kristin will set a high bar for the stewardship and scaling of the company.”
Kristin has built, transformed, led and scaled successful businesses. Most recently, she served as Chief Operating Officer at MTV where she managed revenue, strategy, and operations for a $1.8B portfolio. She spearheaded the brand’s turnaround, brand reinvention, digital innovation, and market growth.
“I am honored to join Cornerstone’s Board of Directors and be part of its mission to integrate sustainable finance across the capital markets,” stated Kristin. “This is an exciting time to join Cornerstone, as it continues to stand out by demonstrating an incredible commitment to impact investing and sustainability.”
Previously to Cornerstone Capital Group and AdPredictive, she was EVP at Viacom Music and Entertainment Connected Content Division, where she doubled revenue by transforming consumer product, data, engineering and content. Prior to this position, Kristin was General Manager for MTV and VH1 Digital where she doubled traffic to its digital platforms. She also acted as Chief Operating Officer of LOGO TV where she launched and built a powerful new media business.
Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors of Brightcove (Nasdaq: BCOV), and Gaia (Nasdaq: GAIA). She also served on the Board of Gaiam and completed its sale to Sequential Brands in 2016. Kristin was recognized by Variety as one of the most powerful women in cable and top women in digital.
Read the full press release here.