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Kate Gardiner


Founder, DSTL; Executive Director,

Kate Gardiner is an audience engagement specialist working with media brands to redefine their digital futures. She is the founder of DSTL, a New York-based agency serving clients around the world. She is also the executive director of, a platform for women in business, technology and media. She’s worked with Al Jazeera International (Doha), Newsweek, Voice of America, New York Public Radio and more than 60 media products across platforms, languages and intended audiences. She is also a member of the 2016 class of Forbes’ #30under30 and is also a 2015‐2016 #NextJ fellow for the Radio, Television and Digital News Association, and a Young Leader on the National Committee for U.S.‐China Relations (2015).