Kristen Groh Joins Prophet as Senior Partner to Expand Digital Transformation Capabilities

August 20, 2021

CHICAGO – Prophet announced today that Kristen Groh has joined the global consultancy as a senior partner in its Chicago office. Kristen will be a part of Prophet’s North American Leadership Team as well as its Transformation Solutions practice, applying her extensive expertise in digital and customer-centric transformation to help Prophet clients drive growth and advance the firm’s portfolio of transformation accounts.

Previously, Kristen was the Industry Lead for Consumer Products in North America at Publicis Sapient, where she had been advising clients on how to leverage digital capabilities to drive transformative growth. Kristen brings expertise across a broad set of topics, including digital strategy and transformation, brand and experience strategy, design and strategic planning, in addition to strong client relationships and account building.

“We are thrilled that Kristen is joining the Prophet team,” said Chiaki Nishino, President of Prophet and Head of North America. “Her experiences and expertise as a digital native in professional services will undoubtedly help our clients leverage the capabilities necessary to drive truly transformative growth.”

Prior to Publicis Sapient, Kristen held leadership positions at DesignKitchen, VSA Partners, and Ogilvy & Mather, where she led engagements with leading companies such as Estee Lauder, IBM, Caterpillar, Polaris, SC Johnson, J.M. Smucker and Unilever. Her unique career combines practical experience in digital product, marketing, technology, design, with a deep emphasis on relationship building with clients.

“I have long been an admirer of Prophet — its work, people and values,” Kristen said. “I couldn’t be more excited to join this outstanding team and look forward to partnering with clients on their transformation journeys to creatively grow and expand their businesses.”

About Prophet

Prophet is a consultancy that helps clients unlock uncommon growth by developing new business models, reimagining brands and experiences, driving demand and customer engagement and empowering people to transform their organizations. The largest privately-owned firm of its kind, Prophet brings a unique blend of creative and strategy to identify paths to purposeful, transformative and sustainable growth. Based in San Francisco, with 12 global offices and more than 500 strategists, data analysts, marketers, digital experts and creatives, Prophet has worked with the world’s most successful companies, including AXA, CVS Health, The Home Depot, Samsung, T-Mobile, and UBS, partnering with them from ideation to in-market execution.