Business Affairs & Licensing

A graduate of the NYU Film School, Kris started her entertainment career at the William Morris Agency in Los Angeles.

With over 20 years experience in marketing & advertising, she has worked at high profile advertising agencies such as JWT and Deutsch.

With two decades experience at Deutsch, Kris was Executive Vice-President, Director of Integrated Content Operations. She is well known in the industry as a business affairs expert for all content including broadcast, digital, social media, print, special events, mobile, PR, and experiential.

Kris specializes in talent negotiations and contracts, talent usage consultation, music, licensing, contract negotiations, legal affairs interface, risk management, union and non-union production matters, cost consultation, contract oversight, media usage, talent usage, and indemnification & rights management consultation.

She has overseen a multitude of multi-million dollar client accounts nationally and globally. This includes Unilever, DIRECTV, Mitsubishi Motors of North America, Microsoft, PNC, Bank One, Coors Light, Revlon, GoDaddy, Jaegermeister, Novartis, Galderma, J&J, Samsung, Milk, Snapple, Perdue, and Verizon.