Kim Celestre

Senior Analyst serving Marketing Leadership PROFESSIONALS

Kim serves Marketing Leaders. Her analysis on social trends, challenges, and best practices helps marketers create social strategies and tactics that deliver value to their prospects and customers. Her research covers B2B and B2C marketing, with a specific emphasis on the use of social marketing platforms and online communities to shape exploration and buying behaviors.

Previous Work Experience

With over 15 years of marketing experience, Kim is an award-winning social media thought leader. She held various senior management roles throughout her career, including partner marketing, developer marketing, product marketing, event marketing, and marketing communications. She was a driving force behind Sun Microsystem's use of social media and listening platforms to drive awareness and product adoption. After Sun, Kim spent a year at Oracle as a senior global campaigns manager.


Kim holds a B.A. in marketing from Rider University and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

Kim Celestre's Research

  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report: Get Approval To Fund Your Social Marketing Initiative

    Despite widespread adoption and organizational acceptance of social media, marketers still struggle with how to build a business case to secure resources for social marketing. This report of the...

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    Report: Integrate Social Into Your Marketing RaDaR

    Nearly every marketer uses social media today, but too few use it well. Most marketers treat social as something special and unique, leading them either to separate it completely from the rest o...

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    Report: Market Overview: 2011 Social Media Platforms For B2B Tech Marketing

    The large and diverse ecosystem of social media platform technologies is undergoing rapid change. As customer needs and technologies evolve, suppliers are feverishly consolidating, integrating, ...

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    Report: 2011 Social Technographics® For Business Technology Buyers

    Data from Forrester's Q1 2011 US and European B2B Social Technographics® Online Survey For Business Technology Buyers indicates that both social media habits and the role social media is pl...

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    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Social Depth Platforms, Q3 2013

    In Forrester's 57-criteria evaluation of social depth platforms (SDPs), we identified the nine most significant vendors — Acquia, Bazaarvoice, Get Satisfaction, Jive Software, Lithium Tech...

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