Kay Madati

Occupation: Businessperson;

Position: Vice President and Global Head of Content Partnerships;

Company: Twitter Inc.;

Industry: Internet, Search, Social Media;

Residence: United States;

Nationality: Tanzanian;

Kay M. Madati is the Vice President and Global Head of Content Partnerships at Twitter, Inc. overseeing the company's worldwide efforts to engage with media and content publishers across the categories of TV, Film, Music, Sports, News, Lifestyle, Influencers, and Creators. 

Work Experience

Prior to joining Twitter, Mr. Madati was Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc.

He served as the Head of Entertainment and Media on the Global Marketing Solutions team at Facebook Inc.

Prior to joining Facebook, he served as the Vice President of Audience Experience at CNN Worldwide, where he helped to integrate social media into its daily programming across multiple platforms.

He also held marketing and operations roles at Octagon Worldwide and BMW of North America.

Mr. Madati also serves on the Advisory Board of Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. In February of 2014, President Obama appointed Mr. Madati to the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. And in March of 2017 he joined the board of Dallas based Wingstop Inc., a fast-growing restaurant franchise concept, a Board Director

Board and Advisor Roles

Mr. Madati also serves on the Advisory Board of Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. 
In February of 2014, President Obama appointed Mr. Madati to the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. 
And in March of 2017 he joined the board of Wingstop Inc., a Dallas based, fast-growing restaurant franchise concept with over 1,000 locations worldwide.
He is a founding Board Member and Chairman Emeritus of both Brooklyn Excelsior and Atlanta Heights Charter Schools.

Education

Mr. Madati has a BA from Georgetown University, where he majored in American Studies with a concentration in Philosophy, and an Executive Management Leadership Certificate from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. 

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