Bill Coletti

Bill Coletti

CEO, Kith

Bill Coletti is a reputation management and modern marketing expert. He has more than 25 years of global experience managing high-stakes crises, issues management, and media relations challenges for both Fortune 500 companies and political campaigns.

Bill previously co-led the Global Risk Management and Crisis Communications Practice for Hill+Knowlton Strategies. He was also a senior strategist for Public Strategies in the Austin, TX and Orlando, FL offices, where as a member of the senior management team he was responsible for the firm’s growth strategy. Additionally, he provided senior counsel in crisis management, corporate communications, and reputation defense to numerous clients, such as Target Corporation, The Home Depot, Xerox, Nuclear Industry Association, and Freeport MacMoRan.

Bill also led two winning statewide constitutional initiatives in Florida and a U.S. Senate campaign. He has worked in Washington, D.C. as a governmental affairs consultant, representing human-services clients on appropriations issues and administrative relations on Capitol Hill.

Previously, Bill served in the Republic of Bulgaria as a senior adviser to the prime minister, Council of Ministers, and the labor minister. He was the first executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria.

Bill is the proud father of two strong and confident women – one on her way to college in the fall of 2015 and the other off to ride horses any chance she can get.

Opening General Session and Keynote Presentation | #Can You Hear Me Now?

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Scenarios in Communication and Reputation Management Before, During, and After the Campus Crisis Do you have the social media tools and skills in place to manage a high-stakes crisis? Do you have established channels of communication available when multiple crises hit? Whose voice gets heard? Crisis simulation is critical to developing and enhancing your skills […]