Kristen

Watson

Managing Consultant

As a member of the Korn Ferry’s Professional Sales and Marketing Center of Expertise Team, Ms. Watson assumes the role of engagement management delivering superior sales, digital and marketing talent solutions to the consumer, industrial and software industries.

Ms. Watson has two decades of executive search and client relations experience specializing working with the top sales, digital and marketing talent across the US. She has a successful track record providing multi-faceted solutions to both private and public organizations, many of which have followed her throughout her career. She is respected for bringing consultative and creative methodologies that have successfully allowed her to partner with clients of all sizes.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in October 2021 Ms. Watson worked in executive search for over 20 years where she became proficient in the functional disciplines of sales, all things digital and marketing. Ms. Watson prides herself on active listening and crafting highly customized solutions that provide the highest business impact.

Prior to executive search, Ms. Watson spent 6 years in the sports marketing industry, specifically within the sport of tennis.  She ran professional men’s tennis tournaments working in operations, sales and marketing across the US.

Ms. Watson received her BA in Communications from Southern Methodist University.