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Kira LeBlanc

A strategic and data-driven marketer, Kira has spent over a decade working across leading global brands including AOL, Verizon Media, and now Hivestack where she is responsible for leading the global marketing team; overseeing brand marketing, b2b marketing, communications, omnichannel advertising, partnerships, social & digital media, and product marketing. A master storyteller with a knack for crafting meaningful, engaging narratives, she has built a reputation for managing international initiatives that help brands and consumers connect, interact and build authentic, long lasting relationships. While well-versed in all things acronym (from RTB to D2C) with a passion for the ad tech landscape, Kira understands the importance of giving back and is a committed activist, advocate, and mentor.

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