As senior vice president and chief marketing officer of the Levi’s® brand at Levi Strauss & Co., Kenny Mitchell spearheads the brand’s global marketing strategies, focused on building denim leadership, growing market share and cementing its position as a lifestyle brand at the center of culture.
Prior to joining LS&Co. in 2023, Kenny served as the chief marketing officer of Snap Inc., where he led brand and business marketing efforts globally, with a focus on driving the growth of the Snapchat community, as well as the base of advertising and developer partners. Kenny has also been an accomplished leader at McDonald's U.S., Gatorade and NASCAR, where he oversaw the marketing efforts related to key consumer touchpoints — creative, digital, design, retail and experiential.
Over the course of his 20+ year career, Kenny has been recognized for his innovative leadership, including being named one of “The Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company, Forbes CMO NEXT, AdWeek 50, Business Insider: 25 Most Innovative CMOs and Campaign Power 100. Additionally, he has won numerous creative awards, including multiple Cannes Lions, film festival selections including Tribeca and two Emmy nominations. Kenny currently serves on the Board of Directors for e.l.f. Beauty. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.