Katya Andresen

CEO, Cricket Media

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.