Kat Cole is the COO of FOCUS Brands North America. Prior to FOCUS Brands, Kat was President of Cinnabon, Inc. and a Vice President at Hooters at age 26, making her one of the youngest executives in chain history. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan and many others. Also, Kat has made appearances on CBS, CNN, Bloomberg CNBC, MSNBE, as well as an Undercover Boss episode in 2012 for Cinnabon Inc.
Kat is the Co-Founder of Changers of Commerce and the Founder of Be the Change Revolutions, both non-profits emphasize her commitment to the community.
She is the top Ranked Female Speaker of all-time within all Speakers Bureaus. When John Maxwell heard her speak at an event in January, he knew she needed to be a part of Live2Lead.