Kay Fernandez

Deputy Head, Global DX Branding, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc.

Kay Fernandez leads the creation of innovative marketing strategies throughout the entire customer journey, building awareness of the Konica Minolta brand to ultimately enhance the customer relationship. Through digital disruption, a focus on customer experience, marketing communications and channel management, she works to improve the value Konica Minolta delivers to customers, partners and employees. Her responsibilities also encompass strategic business development and pricing to support sales efforts for Konica Minoltas US operations.

Prior to her current position, Kay spent twelve years with Toshiba America Business Solutions, holding various roles, including Director of Product and Solutions Marketing, Director of Strategic Planning and Vice President of Marketing.

Kay is an advocate of women in the workplace and established the Step Forward Program at Konica Minolta to inspire women in professional excellence. She leads the board as Board Chair for Books for Kids, a New York–based nonprofit, promoting literacy among preschool-aged children in under-resourced communities. Kay also sits on the board of the YWCA of Northern New Jersey, working to eliminate racism and empower women, and is on the Ocean Council at Oceana, helping to save the oceans and feed the world. Kay holds a master of business administration from Pepperdine University, an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and a Blockchain Technologies certification from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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