Darren Katz brings more than 20 years of political and public affairs experience to the kglobal senior management team. As president, Darren oversees the grassroots and issue advocacy campaigns at kglobal. In that role, he advises Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, national trade associations and global non-profits.
Prior to joining the kglobal team, Darren was president and co-founder of the Edison Group, a leading public-affairs and issue advocacy company. In that role, Darren developed and managed hundreds of public affairs campaigns for clients such as AT&T, General Mills, Delta Airlines, The Home Depot and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Darren has extensive experience in national politics and has worked as a strategic advisor for a number of national and statewide campaigns. Darren has been recognized as a thought leader in issue advocacy with multiple awards from the Public Affairs Council, the American Association of Political Consultants and the Public Relations Society of America.
Darren received his B.A. in political science from the Honors Program at the University of Florida. He also holds a J.D. from the Emory University School of Law and was just awarded a A.M. in history at Harvard University.
Totally immune to jet lag. Which really helps with my weakness (see below).
Traveling. My favorite place in Atlanta is Terminal E - International Departures.
Dirty Little Secret:
I really love school. As evidenced by the fact that I've already got two graduate degrees and am currently planning number three.