Consultant | Public Speaker | Author
KiKi L’Italien is a social media strategist specializing in creating high impact online communications and initiatives. A catalyst by nature, KiKi tends to bring unique ideas and dramatic results out with her own brand of entrepreneurial moxie.
KiKi helps organizations connect with client and member communities beyond “doing” social networking through thoughtful social media outreach and video representation; fostering business growth via socially enabled organizations.
KiKi is a contributing author to Social Networking for Nonprofits: Increasing Engagement in a Mobile and Web 2.0 World (ASAE, 2010), and co-author of the Best Practices for Social Media Networking series among other published works.
As a recognized social media expert, KiKi has been featured in the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and Associations Now. She has also appeared on various news programs including: NPR’s Tech Tuesdays, 60 Minutes, and Good Morning America. Since founding Amplified Growth, KiKi has annually delivered more than 30 presentations at leading industry conferences and often appears in social media-related webinars and podcasts.
A regular columnist for dozens of blogs and guest commentator on several podcasts, she also hosts the weekly Association Chat for association and nonprofit professionals held every Tuesday on Twitter. She blogs at Acronym Soup.