Speaker Profile

Kristy Cunningham

Kristy Cunningham is the Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of Strategic Growth at Bright Horizons where she is responsible for accelerating growth across all lines of business and creating a compelling customer experience for clients, parents, and adult learners.  In addition, Kristy leads the Enterprise Solutions, Innovation, and Business Development functions.

Prior to joining Bright Horizons, Kristy drove customer-led turnaround efforts as the SVP of Strategy and Insights at McDonald’s Corporation and the Chief Marketing Officer of Hess Corporation.  In addition, for more than 13 years, Kristy helped many dozens of companies accelerate growth as a Partner in the global retail and consumer practice at Bain & Company.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Kristy is an avid supporter of helping children and families reach their potential through her work with various organizations.  A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School, she lives in Wellesley, MA with her family.