Katy Leeson is the Managing Director of Social Chain and former head of New Business and Marketing at MediaCom. Social Chain is a global Social Media Marketing Agency, creating social-first campaigns for some of the biggest brands in the world including Coca-Cola and Boohoo, and reaching over 1.8 billion people. Katy’s impressive career and accomplishments led her to secure the managing director’s position after just six months at Social Chain.
Since her appointment, Katy has become an IPA Women of Tomorrow finalist, and not only has she secured a number of key retainers for the business but a large proportion of her time has been invested into focusing on culture.
Katy has long been vocal across her social platforms in regards to the challenges people face within leadership positions, speaking openly about her experiences of imposter syndrome and even hosting her podcast ‘I Shouldn’t Say This, But’ which is dedicated to the difficult conversations we can all relate to but struggle to have.