President and Chief Executive Officer
Perry is a seasoned consumer products and brand strategist with more than 30 years of CPG and technology experience at two of the world's largest and most respected companies, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Google. He has a deep understanding of the global consumer marketplace from both the manufacturer and technology-based service provider perspective, with first-hand experience in the U.S. and internationally. At Google, Kirk was responsible for driving Google's global revenue with the world’s largest advertisers and advertising agencies. He joined the company in 2013 with the mission of making Google the trusted digital partner with the world’s largest brand builders. He took the best of Google and brought it together so that Google’s biggest global partners can grow their business while being more effective and efficient. Before joining Google, Kirk spent 23 years at Procter & Gamble (P&G). He started in the marketing organization, spent a decade as a VP/GM (including two 3-year assignments in Korea and Japan) and his last assignment was serving as the President of Global Family Care. Kirk serves on the board of two publicly traded companies - e.l.f. Cosmetics and The J.M. Smucker Company. Outside work, Kirk is passionate about serving others. Kirk has also been active with many non-profit organizations, including board affiliations with The Ronald McDonald House, The CityLink Foundation, City Team, The United Way Campaign Cabinet, March of Dimes (National and Regional), the University of Cincinnati Foundation, the University of Cincinnati's Bicentennial Commission and the Cincinnati Innovation District Advisory Council. He has also coached youth sports for the past 20 years (football, baseball, basketball, softball, soccer). Kirk has been married to his wife Jacki for 30+ years and they have four beautiful children.