Ad Age 40 Under 40: Kristy Kozlowski

Forward thinkers. Risk-takers. Rainmakers. Ad Age's 2017 class is an eclectic group of movers in the worlds of media, marketing, tech and advertising.

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A 10-year Carat USA veteran, Kristy Kozlowski leads a team of 125 staffers across North America while helping clients drive business results by adopting programmatic and behavioral data insights. In the past year, she has played a key role in retaining and expanding Carat's relationships with Procter & Gamble and J.M. Smucker to the amount of $550 million-plus in billings. Her accomplishments were recognized internally in 2016 by parent company Dentsu Aegis Network, having received the Carat Diamond Awards for exemplifying the agency's values of ambition and consistency. Ms. Kozlowski also spearheaded Carat's pro bono relationship with the Ad Council, helping to launch and manage its anti-bullying campaign.

What is the one thing no one knows about you?

I'm a sucker for all Hallmark Channel movies: Christmas, Spring Fling, Valentine's Day, you name it and I've undoubtedly watched it.

If you could have dinner with anyone living or dead, not a family member, who would it be?

James Corden. I feel like we would be instantaneous BFFs and the dinner would be nothing but belly laughs!

What is your favorite movie or book?

"Stand by Me." It's a great story about vulnerability and friendship. Plus, who doesn't love a good '80s movie.

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