Katie Delahaye Paine (twitter: queenofmetrics) isKATIE PAINE BIO
Katie Delahaye Paine is founder and CEO of Paine Publishing, LLC and Publisher of The Measurement Advisor, a newsletter devoted entirely to measurement topics. She has spent the last two decades helping companies define success and design measurement programs for their PR, Social Media and Communications programs. She was a leading force behind The Conclave's Standards for Social Media Measurement as well as the Barcelona Principles. She founded two research companies and written three books, Measure What Matters (Wiley, March 2011) Measuring Public Relationships (KDPaine & Partners 2007) and "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, Using Data to Change the World," which won the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award for non-profits. Paine is also a founding member of IPR's Measurement Commission, a member of the PRNews Measurement Hall of Fame and a board member of the Society for New Communications Research.
For the past 17 years, Paine has been providing marketers and communications professionals tools, data and information to help them make better business decisions. She and her firms have read and analyzed millions of news articles, Internet postings and internal communications and have conducted hundreds of thousands of interviews in the relentless pursuit of quantitative and qualitative measures of her client's marketing success. She works with some of the world's most admired companies including Raytheon, Hewlett-Packard, and Southwest Airlines. Most recently, her endeavors have been focused on providing cost effective measurement programs for non-profits, small businesses, and government agencies.
Prior to launching Paine Publishing in 2013, Paine founded KDPaine & Partners which she sold in 2012 to News Group Holdings. She also founded The Delahaye Group, which she sold to Medialink in 1999. Katie was an initial founder of the Institute for Public Relations Special Commission on Measurement and Evaluation. She served as the US liaison to the European Standards Task Force to set international standards for media evaluation. She writes a regular column for PRNews on corporate image and crisis communications and contributes to PRNews, Communications World, PR Week, Business Marketing and New Hampshire Magazine.
An accomplished speaker, Paine frequently lectures to conferences and universities including The Conference Board, The American Strategic Management Institute, the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators, the Institute for International Research, the International Public Relations Research Conference, Ragan Communications Conferences, the PR Executive Forum, IPRA, the University of New Hampshire, and Southern New Hampshire University.
Paine was named Entrepreneurial Venture Creator Person of the Year by the University of New Hampshire. A Cum Laude graduate of Connecticut College's class of 1974, Katie majored in history and Asian studies. She received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from New Hampshire College in May 1996. She is an Athena award winner and a Board member of the New Hampshire Political Library. Her life is featured in Mark Albion's book, "Making a life, making a living."