Kate Nettenstrom

Senior Account Executive

Kate Nettenstrom, Walker Sands

Kate is a senior account executive at Walker Sands on the enterprise software and professional services team. Previously, Kate was an account executive in the marketing technology practice area, working with clients including Infogroup and InMoment. She has happily been a part of the growing Walker Sands team since 2014.

As a senior account executive in the Seattle office, Kate is responsible for managing media relations and content marketing campaigns to help clients achieve their objectives of brand awareness, improved credibility and lead generation. Kate leads a team of talented media relations specialists to secure print, digital and broadcast coverage that helps to accomplish her clients’ goals and promote their expertise to engaged, relevant audiences.

Experience working in editorial and media relations enables Kate to develop relevant and newsworthy story ideas to promote  her clients’ messaging, thought leaders and internal data. Kate has a strong background in media relations, writing and reporting due in part to her bachelor’s of science in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University with an additional certificate in integrated marketing and communications.

Being new to Seattle, Kate spends her weekends exploring new hiking trails, trying out local breweries and seeing as many concerts as possible.

Q&A with Kate Nettenstrom

What is your favorite book of all time?

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Brothers Karamazov, The Catcher In The Rye, IV, there's too many to pick just one!

Would you rather have the office stocked 24/7 with Starbucks coffee or Garrett's popcorn?

Popcorn, hands down. And let’s throw in some Lou’s while we’re at it.

If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would you live?

Padua, Italy is paradise for me. After studying abroad there, it is my mission to get back and stay as long as possible.

One thing people wouldn't know about you is:

People may not know that I grew up wanting to be a reporter for Rolling Stone. I like to think there are parallels to music journalism within the B2B tech world. In any case, I love telling a good story and meeting interesting and intelligent people along the way.

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