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Katie Burke

Katie serves as Edelman’s Global Chief Strategy Officer and Global Chairman, Practices and Sectors. In this role she has oversight of the brand and corporate practices as well as the health, technology, financial communications and public affairs businesses. Katie regularly serves as an advisor to boards of directors and CEOs on both communications and public affairs strategy and execution.

Earlier in her career, Katie held several senior communications roles on national and statewide political campaigns and in the Bush White House. Her career began on Capitol Hill where she served as a legislative aide. She also served as Executive Vice President for Marketing and Communications at Nielsen, the global measurement and data analytics company.

Katie holds a master's degree from the London School of Economics and a bachelor's degree from Skidmore College. She also has a certificate in financial accounting from Harvard Business School online.

Katie is a member of the Board of Directors of NCR Corporation and Black Knight, Inc. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Sacred Heart University and The Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Connecticut.