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Kate Thoren

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Department of Marketing
  • 312-404-3591
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd. 
    DePaul Center 
    Chicago, IL 60604​

Academic Degrees

MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management, 2009 
BA, Communications, Barry University, 2001

Professional Certifications

Certified in DiSC Personality Assessment


Kate Thoren is an adjunct professor at the Department of Marketing within the Driehaus College of Business. Thoren has worked in the digital marketing space for more than 10 years. She began her digital experience working for Google, and after seven years moved to the advertising agency Omnicom, where she designed training and education programs. In 2013, she and her husband started their own company designing training and education programs for ad agencies, technology platforms and global brands like United Airlines and BP. She recently helped with the design of Twitter’s Flight School program. Currently, she teaches internet marketing and social media marketing courses.