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 48)
ResidenceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
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)

Katie Jacobs Stanton (born October 17, 1970) is an American executive. She is the CMO of Color Genomics.[1] Prior to her role at Color, Stanton was the Vice President of Global Media at Twitter. She worked at Twitter from July 2010 through January 2016. Stanton sits on the Board of Directors for Vivendi[2] and Time.[3]

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. ^ "Former Twitter executive Katie Jacobs Stanton is headed for genomics startup Color as CMO". Recode. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  2. ^ "Supervisory Board". Vivendi. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  3. ^ "Time Inc. - Invest - Governance - Board of Directors". invest.timeinc.com. 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.