Vice President Events, Axios
Kristin Seith Burkhalter is the vice president of events at Axios, where she leads a team of production, creative, and editorial/research specialists to bring Axios journalism and our Smart Brevity format to live, on-the-record forums that bring influencers nationwide reliable news in the most illuminating and efficient way possible. She has more than 15 years of executive experience developing and overseeing multi-million dollar portfolios in event planning, client relations, and strategic partnerships. Career highlights include: six years in Africa working for the U.S. Ambassadors and American Embassy communities in Zimbabwe, Ghana, and South Africa. Prior to joining Axios, she developed and managed dozens of national and flagship events involving senior leaders in government and business while serving in the Office of the Chief of Protocol at the Department of State and as the Director at Palisades Media Ventures. She received her B.A. from Duke University and MS from Marymount University.