Kristen Burke, based in Atlanta, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Digital, and Technology practices. She applies deep insights gained from her own management and entrepreneurial experience to support clients, while focusing on founders, marketing and product officers. Kristen is especially passionate about and experienced in innovation, emerging technologies, and digital transformation.
I thrive on collaborating with some of the best thinkers and doers, and I am energized by the challenge of deeply understanding clients’ needs and finding meaningful solutions.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Kristen spent more than 10 years at Georgia Pacific Consumer Products in various management roles, most recently as the Director of Innovation leading Smart Home IoT & Digital Experimentation. Earlier she worked as a Senior Consultant at Kalypso focusing on innovation. Kristen launched her career as a Sales Specialist at AstraZeneca.
Kristen earned a BBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and an MBA from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Outside work she enjoys snowboarding, going to the theater, and traveling globally with her husband. Kristen also supports the Atlanta Community Food Bank and the National Black Arts Festival.