I strongly believe in the old adage that leaders have the responsibility to “lift as you climb.” That’s why I’m especially grateful for the opportunity to be a part of BECA and work with likeminded and accomplished Black business leaders who are committed to driving collective action, accountability, and change in support of the next generation of Black leaders.

Kenny Mitchell

Member CMO, Snap Inc.

Kenny Mitchell is the Chief Marketing Officer of Snap Inc., parent company of Snapchat, where he guides the brand and business marketing efforts for Snap, with a focus on driving growth of the global Snapchat community as well as the base of advertising and developer partners.

Previously, Mitchell was an accomplished leader at McDonalds U.S., Gatorade, and NASCAR, where he oversaw the marketing efforts related to key consumer touch-points – creative, digital, design, retail and experiential. Over his more than 20-year career, Mitchell has received numerous awards and recognitions including being named one of “The Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company, Forbes CMO NEXT, AdWeek 50, Business Insider: 25 Most Innovative CMOs, and Campaign Power 100. Additionally, he has won numerous creative awards, including multiple Cannes Lions, film festival selections including Tribeca, and two Emmy nominations. Mitchell also is a Member of the Board of Directors for e.l.f. Beauty.

Mitchell holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. He was inducted into Dartmouth’s Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the men’s basketball team. He and his wife, Heather, live in Los Angeles and have a daughter, Carter.

In the Press

Kenny Mitchell

Levi Strauss & Co. Appoints Kenny Mitchell as Chief Marketing Officer of the Levi’s® Brand