Head of Brand, Morningstar Inc.
Kristin Mateja is head of brand at Morningstar. In this role, she leads brand strategy and marketing and is responsible for corporate positioning and messaging, brand architecture and naming strategy, and internal and external brand campaigns. Prior to assuming her current role, Mateja was head of marketing services and director of corporate marketing. She joined Morningstar in 2001 in a marketing and product management role for the company’s Data business. Before joining Morningstar, Mateja was director of product management for UNext, an online education company. She began her career in account management roles for advertising agencies Kobs & Draft and Leo Burnett. Mateja holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.