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Kat Cole        

Group President, FOCUS Brands®, Humanitarian, Philanthropist

Former president of Cinnabon Inc., now Group President of Cinnabon's parent company, FOCUS Brands, where she leads global, multi-channel businesses in licensing, manufacturing and ecommerce for all 6 brands that operate across 65 countries: Cinnabon, Auntie Anne’s, Moe’s, Schlotzsky's, McAllister's, and Carvel. Kat is an angel investor, humanitarian and philanthropist focused on elevating self-sufficiency through education, technology and access to opportunity around the world. She is the co-founder of Changers of Commerce, chair of the board of the Women's Foodservice Forum, and a mentor, board member and advisor to emerging, retail, education and tech startups. Kat is a frequent guest for global business media, was featured on CBS' "Undercover Boss", named one of Fortune magazine's 40 under 40 and one of CNBC's Next 25 List of Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors. Her Twitter handle best describes her: "Connected-Creative-Conscious-Community building Capitalist, Biz Advisor, MBA, YGL, EDM fan, Coffee-Loving Chronic Learner.

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May 5, 2014 Snagajob in Atlanta

"The event was fantastic. Everyone is still talking about how amazing Kat is! We had a little over 150 people and everyone found Kat so amazing and it was so great how she tied the importance of hourly into her presentation. Couldn’t tell you enough how much we loved her and loved working with your company to host her as our keynote."


Kat Cole, Cinnabon CEO, On Her Journey From Waitress To The C ...

We know that there are many successful women who started their careers as assistants -- what about those who started off as waitresses? Kat Cole, CEO of ...

How Kat Cole Operates Cinnabon Like A Tech Startup
Kat Cole, force behind billion-dollar Cinnabon brand, shares 3 top ...

Kat Cole, the 37-year-old business mogul helped Cinnabon accelerate into the mega-force it is today.

Kat Cole: Big Brands Benefit From 'Small' Investments | Fox Business

FOCUS Brands Group President Kat Cole and Wicked Good Cupcakes founder Tracey Noonan explain how big corporations and small businesses alike, can ...

How Kat Cole went from a Hooters waitress to the president of a ...

In 2011, Kat Cole, then president of Cinnabon for barely a year, yanked the initiative. The new roll didn't taste as good. Instead, the chain kept the original recipe, ...

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