KATHERINE M. A. ("ALLIE") KLINE
Ms. Kline brings to the board deep marketing, communications and transformation expertise. Most recently she served as chief marketing and communications officer for Oath Inc., the Verizon Communications, Inc. subsidiary consisting of 20+ distinctive digital brands reaching 1 billion consumers including AOL, HuffPost, MAKERS, TechCrunch, Tumblr, and Yahoo.
Ms. Kline most recently served as chief marketing and communications officer for Oath, from Oath’s formation in 2017 following Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo to July 2018, where she was responsible for all consumer and B2B marketing, external and internal communications, brand strategy and creative, and corporate citizenship and cause marketing. She also served as the head of MAKERS, Oath’s prominent womens media brand. Ms. Kline held the position of chief marketing and communications officer for AOL from 2013 to 2017 prior to and following Verizon’s acquisition of AOL in 2015.
Ms. Kline currently serves as a director of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. She also serves as a director of National Forest Foundation, the non-profit partner of the U.S. Forest Service. She previously chaired the Oath Foundation board, was a member of the executive committee for the Internet Advertising Bureau board of directors, and served on the board of The Female Quotient.
Other Relevant Experience
From 2011 to 2012, Ms. Kline held the position of chief marketing officer for 33across, a leading data and analytics company in the digital advertising space. Prior to that from 2008 to 2011, Ms. Kline held the position of vice president, marketing for Brand Affinity Technologies, a digital sports and celebrity endorsement marketing platform. Earlier in her career she held digital media and marketing leadership positions with Launch Ideas, Unicast (acquired by Sizmek), InterVU (acquired by Akamai Technologies), and the Washington Wizards.