As Kinetic's Head of Innovation, Marley Kaplan is responsible for infusing innovation into the development of strategies that activate audiences on-the-move. By leveraging her expertise in consumer behavior, emerging technology, and key partnerships, Marley and her team connect brands with consumers in innovative and creative ways.
Marley's background of working with media agencies, global startups and accelerator programs, including Intel's New Devices group, 500 Startups and DreamIt Ventures, allows her to connect the dots and infuse early stage technologies to keep brands ahead of the curve. She has digital marketing experience with Samsung and Disney, and she continues to expand Kinetic's portfolio through direct appointment.
Marley is involved with international organizations and governments to foster technology ecosystems, and welcomes speaking engagements around the world.
As a contributing writer and speaker, Marley lends her insight to various publications, exploring topics such as startups, brand innovations, wearable technology, and beyond. In 2014, AlleyWatch named Marley one of the '21 People to Watch in Wearables’ for her consulting work with Intel.
Marley received her Masters of Arts in Marketing from London Metropolitan University, and her bachelors degree in Advertising from The University of Florida. She resides on the Lower East Side in New York City.