Founder of Grey Horse
Kate Gardiner is the founder of Grey Horse, a full service communications agency often behind the scenes of global crises. An industry veteran, Kate started out her career in journalism and audience engagement, triaging social media for global-facing campaigns including award-winning coverage of the BP Oil Spill (PBS NewsHour), the Arab Spring (Al Jazeera English), Showtime’s Years of Living Dangerously, Hurricane Sandy (New York Public Radio), the launch of Newsweek’s print magazine and Newsweek International. She supported more than a dozen women at the heart of the #MeToo movement beginning in 2016 when she launched her agency. She is a member of the 2015 class of Forbes 30 under 30, and a fellow with the National Committee on US China Relations. She splits time between Lake Geneva Wisconsin and New York City.