With a long career in building purpose-driven ventures, Kathy Sacks is a serial entrepreneur and experienced marketer, having launched four businesses with one exit, and working with some of the top brands in software, including Infusionsoft.
Today, as lead consultant for Coleap and an advisor to growth-oriented ventures, she helps people and companies unlock their potential, with a focus on brand, leadership and customer acquisition. She advises founders and executives in growth strategies and transformational leadership
Kathy also invests in early-stage tech startups.
Early in her career, she co-founded bizAZ, a media company that became the number one magazine focused on local business coverage in Arizona. She led editorial, brand and products as Editor-in-Chief. She and her cofounder husband later sold bizAZ to Gannett Inc. and went on to launch a second media company, bizSanDiego a magazine and web property that featured Tony Hawk and other successful entrepreneurs in San Diego county.
Most recently, she was VP Marketing and Communications at Infusionsoft where she helped grow sales from $5 MM to $60+ MM and launched a NY Times bestselling book. Previous to that she led marketing for iLinc, a publicly-traded web conferencing company. Prior to that, she founded a boutique communications agency helping venture-backed tech companies grow market share through the power of story. Two of her clients went on to be acquired, including one to a publicly traded company. She also served as VP Marketing for the AZ Technology Council where she launched, TechConnect, the first magazine covering tech in Arizona.
She's been named a Top 20 Women to Watch by the Sales Lead Management Association and has been featured in the NY Times, Entrepreneur and MarketingProfs. She's been named one of the top people to follow on Twitter by bestselling author and tech investor Gary Vaynerchuk.