Kim Walker is a Partner and CMO of Hostiing. Kim began her career in the hospitality industry at the front desk of New York City's original boutique hotel, Morgans. Her innate understanding of service guided her through various positions and within two years, Walker found herself working directly with Morgans Hotel Group founder Ian Schrager. Kim opened 13 hotels for Morgans Hotel Group in the U.S. and abroad as CMO. In 2014, Kim opened SIDEWORK, a boutique creative agency which specialized in Brand Development and Marketing for companies such as Ian Schrager Company, Sixty Hotels, Arlo, and The Asbury. In 2017, Kim returned to Ian Schrager to oversee the brand, marketing, public relations, and special event efforts of his new hotel brand PUBLIC. Kim is driven by her passion for preserving core brand DNA while always looking to see what else might be possible for a brand.
Kim graduated from Boston University with a major in Finance and a minor in Hospitality. She was born and raised in Miami, where she currently resides with her two children.