Kate Berg has been name president of Collective Bias, the rapidly growing social shopper marketing firm based in Bentonville, Ark. Berg will focus on organizational development at the firm which has grown to more than 30 employees in the roughly two years since it was founded and split her time between Bentonville and New York where an expanding roster of clients include Meredith Corp. and the Duane Reade drug chain.
Berg previously served as VP corporate communications at HFMUS, owner of brands such as Elle, Elle Decor, Woman’s Day, Car and Driver, Road & Track, Cycle World and Glo.com.
Collective Bias plans to leverage Berg’s background in technology and media to lead efforts to pair proprietary technology tools with solid influencer relationships. For example, Berg cited a new location-based application the company developed that has been in use for over two months by Social Fabric, Collective Bias’ own blogge