Katya Andresen is the CEO of the education media company Cricket Media. Prior to joining Cricket Media, Ms. Andresen was COO and CSO of Network for Good, a technology platform and SaaS enterprise for digital giving and social actions that was founded by AOL, Yahoo! and Cisco. From 2009-2013, Ms. Andresen was also an adjunct professor of strategic communications at the American University Key Executive Leadership Program.
Previously, Ms. Andresen was senior vice president of Sutton Group, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm. She has worked with the Institute for Sustainable Communities in Ukraine and at CARE International in Atlanta, GA. Earlier in her career, Ms. Andresen was a foreign correspondent for Reuters News and Television in Asia and for Associated Press and major U.S. newspapers in Africa.
Ms. Andresen wrote the book “Robin Hood Marketing: Stealing Corporate Savvy for Just Causes” and is
a contributor to several books on social causes, marketing and social media.