Robert Kahn, PKE ’86

Robert recently celebrated the sixth anniversary of Kahn Consulting, Inc., a high-level branding and marketing consultation company servicing a wide-range clientele.

Robert is an expert in corporate and consumer brand strategy and execution across traditional and digital marketing disciplines. He specializes in brand revitalization to support aggressive growth, driving demand generation and top-line revenue, and creating teams that outperform. He has extensive expertise in building value in dynamic, entrepreneurial cultures.

Most recently, Robert was chief marketing officer at NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company, where he led the marketing department during a time of significant change that resulted in a dramatic turnaround from a loss of over $700 million in 2009 to a profit of $200 million in 2010.

Prior to founding Kahn Consulting, LLC he ran Ogilvy & Mather’s Brand Asset Management Group, and also served as the general manager of the Brand Integration Group. At Ogilvy, Robert developed branding solutions for American Express, IBM, Kodak, DuPont, Goldman Sachs, Time Warner Cable and others. Kahn is perhaps best known as a founding member of FutureBrand, the global consultancy of McCann-Erickson.

Robert has authored numerous articles and has been featured on CNBC, USA Today, Adweek, MSNBC, New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Robert earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania.  He went on to earn a Presidents and Key Executives MBA degree from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.

Robert Kahn, PKE ’86

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