For the past 4 years Katleen has been working as Vice President of Kesyoni, Inc. Katleen has over eight years of experience improving organizational marketing, sales, creativity and innovation. Katleen has also worked with numerous companies using newly developed consumer research techniques that have led to the discovery of new product opportunities and business models through the deep understanding of consumer’s aspirations and the problems they face.
Prior to starting Kesyoni, Katleen worked with the organization formerly known as Creativity & Innovation Center – Europe (CIC-Europe), located in Belgium, as a Project Manager. During the time Katleen was there, she worked on and led many initiatives that included consumer research training and consulting services. Her role demanded project coordination, client management, marketing strategies development and execution, customer need evaluation and analysis, product usage and campaign results evaluation and analysis, facilitation corporate innovation programs.
Katleen’s background is in Marketing and Psychology. She received her degree at the Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg in Belgium.
Katleen has made a number of presentations at international conferences in the United States, Canada and Europe, including the American Creativity Association (ACA) and the internatinal Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC). Katleen is a certified Creative Problem Solving Trainer, Graphic Facilitator and has qualifications in several psychometric instruments focused on personality, style and organizational climate.
Linkedin: Katleen Dethier