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 46)
Residence San Francisco, California, U.S.
Alma mater Rhodes College (B.A., 1991)
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University (MIA, 1995)
Occupation Vice President of Global Media at Twitter (2010–2016)
Spouse(s) Patrick Stanton
Children 3

Katie Jacobs Stanton (born October 17, 1970) is an American Businesswoman. She is the Vice President of Global Media at Twitter. She worked at Twitter from July 2010 through January 2016.

She lives in San Francisco, California, with her three children, She also lives in Paris, France,

In January 2010 she was appointed the Special Adviser 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.

Stanton resigned from Twitter in January 2016.[1]


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  1. http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jul/10/business/la-fi-stanton-twitter-20100710
  2. http://techcrunch.com/2010/07/09/former-googler-and-white-house-staffer-katie-jacobs-stanton-heads-to-twitter/
  3. http://mediamemo.allthingsd.com/20090128/obama-gets-a-google-vet-but-not-for-cto/
  4. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/29/AR2009012900304.html
  5. http://www.whorunsgov.com/Profiles/Katie_Jacobs_Stanton
  6. http://www.forbes.com/profile/katie-jacobs-stanton