Vice President of Sales – Americas
As Vice President of Sales for the Americas, Katie Calhoun is responsible for overseeing the Getty Images’ Sales strategy and revenue growth across North, South and Central America, including regional marketing. In this role, Katie is the lead liaison with all other functions of the business, working to align Getty Images’ products and services in a way that anticipates changes in the larger marketplace. Under Katie’s leadership, the Americas Sales team partners and services the largest corporate marketers, creative agencies and media and technology companies, as well as high-growth start-ups and productions companies with powerful editorial and creative content.
Working with the Getty Images Sales team for the last 13 years, most recently as Vice President of Sales for North America, Katie oversaw the strategy and revenue growth for all strategic accounts in North America. In addition, Katie has been a key partner in the development and implementation of partnerships with leading brands such as Dove (Project #ShowUs) and LeanIn.
Prior to Getty Images, Katie held senior positions in sales, editorial development and content marketing at Hearst Communications and Forbes Inc. She also wrote frequently for publications like Photo District News (PDN) about the photography industry. Katie holds a BFA from Cornell University.