Katie Jacobs Stanton

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Katie Jacobs Stanton
Katie Jacobs Stanton (2012) (cropped).jpg
Stanton at LeWeb12 Conference in Paris, France, 2012
Born (1970-10-17) October 17, 1970 (age 50)
Alma materRhodes College (B.A., 1991)
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University (MIA, 1995)
OccupationCMO of Color Genomics, Former Vice President of Global Media at Twitter (2010–2016)
President Barack Obama greeting Stanton and her children upon her departure from the White House in 2009

Katie Jacobs Stanton (born October 17, 1970) is an American executive. She is the Founder and General Partner of Moxxie Ventures.[1] Prior to starting Moxxie Ventures, Stanton was the CMO of Color Genomics[2] and the Vice President of Global Media at Twitter. Stanton was on Forbes list as the 56th most powerful woman in the world. She sits on the list for People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing People. Stanton has also been featured in Vogue and Fortune Magazine. She worked at Twitter from July 2010 through January 2016. Stanton sits on the Board of Directors for Vivendi[3] and Time.[4]

She lives in San Francisco, California, with her three children.

In January 2010 she was appointed the Special Advisor to the Office of Innovation at the U.S. State Department, where she made extensive use of Twitter. Previously, Barack Obama appointed her to the newly created Director of Citizen Participation position. Stanton is a veteran of Google, where her work has included Google Moderator, Google Finance, and the Open Social initiative. Previously, she was a producer for Yahoo! Finance.

Stanton graduated of Rhodes College with a B.A. in political science in 1991 and received a MIA master's degree in 1995 from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). She graduated from Hendrick Hudson High School of Montrose, New York, in 1987.


  1. ^ https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/18/moxxie-ventures
  2. ^ "Former Twitter executive Katie Jacobs Stanton is headed for genomics startup Color as CMO". Recode. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  3. ^ "Supervisory Board". Vivendi. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  4. ^ "Time Inc. - Invest - Governance - Board of Directors". invest.timeinc.com. Archived from the original on 2017-08-09. Retrieved 2017-09-16.


  1. "Twitter hires Obama administration's Katie Stanton". latimes. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  2. "Former Googler And White House Staffer Katie Jacobs Stanton Heads To Twitter". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  3. "Obama Gets a Google Vet–But Not for CTO - Peter Kafka - Media". AllThingsD. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  4. "paidContent.org - Industry Moves: Google Exec Katie Jacobs Stanton Joins Obama Administration". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  5. "Profile: Katie Jacobs Stanton". forbes.com. Retrieved 2017-09-16.