About kathy ireland Worldwide
kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®) is the design and marketing firm founded in 1993 by Chair, CEO and Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland. The mission statements of kiWW® are
“…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms,”™
“…finding solutions for people in love.” ™
“finding solutions for people in business.” ™
Forbes Magazine reports that “Kathy Ireland is the first lady of fly over country.” License Global Magazine names kathy ireland Worldwide® the 25th most powerfully licensed brand globally and reports that annual retail sales have grown to 1.9 billion dollars. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion. kathy ireland Worldwide® offers creativity in Home, Office, Weddings, Baby Products, Fashion, Fine Jewelry, Destination Properties, Publishing, Entertainment and More…
Kathy is celebrated for her philantrophy. UCLA names Kathy one of the Top 10 Women’s Health Advocates in America today. She is a powerful activist for veterans, ADL, the war against HIV/AIDS, anti-poverty efforts, education and family issues with, a specific focus for women and children. Kathy is global ambassador to 911 for Kids, a global outreach, committed to disaster preparedness and emergency response. Kathy is married to Gregory Olsen, an emergency physician and CEO of a commercial fishing enterprise. Kathy, Greg and their 3 children Erik, Lily and Chloe live in Southern California.
Kathy’s initial mission statement, “…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms™”, allows her company to expand and include, “…finding solutions for people in love™” and, “…finding solutions for people in business™”. In 2012, a cover story in Forbes Magazine reported that kiWW® sells, “… some 2 billion in retail….” and calls Kathy, “Supermodel… Supermogul”. License Global Magazine names kathy ireland Worldwide®, the 28th most powerfully licensed brand globally – which is the highest ranking, for any single lifestyle brand. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion. Kathy is named by UCLA, as one of the Top 10 Women’s Health Advocates in America. She was honored by the Anti Defamation League and is an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD), from CSU Channel Islands.
Kathy supports countless non-profits including; the YWCA, the Dream Foundation, The Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEFK, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She is widely honored — for her efforts to; improve education, reduce poverty and help families prosper. In March of 2012, Kathy was a key speaker for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, with such luminaries as Prime Minister Shimon Peres and President Barack Obama – to show her support of Israel. kathy ireland Worldwide® offers designs in: furniture, lighting, flooring, fashion – including best-selling collections of bridal gowns, special occasion dresses and fine jewelry. Kathy is also Chief Designer for Window World — America’s largest window replacement company. kiWW’s business interests include: kathy ireland Weddings; resort weddings for destination nuptials in Hawaii and California, Acafe Chef Andre; a food, entertaining and lifestyle brand, Jardin Nicholas Walker; a brand inspired by outdoor living, and Sterling Winters Company; an artist management firm.
Kathy is the author of six books: ‘Powerful Inspirations, Eight Lessons that Will Change Your Life’, ‘Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide To Success and Sanity’, ‘Real Solutions for Busy Moms Devotional: 52-God Inspired Messages for Your Heart’, ‘What Do Mommies Do?’, ‘An Angel Called Hope’ and ‘Mona’s Favorite Words’. kiWW® maintains headquarters in Rancho Mirage, California and design studios in; Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Santa Barbara and two in Hawaii. Additional information is available at kathyireland.com.
Once a “SuperModel”, today, Kathy Ireland is recognized as a world class, “SuperMogul.”
Kathy Ireland is the Chair, CEO, and Chief Designer for kathy ireland Worldwide®, (kiWW®) the design and marketing firm, she founded in 1993. The mission statements for kiWW® are
“…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms”™. “…finding solutions for people in love™.” and
“…finding solutions for people in buisness™.”
In February, 2012, Forbes Magazine reported in a cover story, that kiWW® is a “design empire which grosses over 1.9 billion dollars annually in retail sales.” License Global Magazine names kathy ireland Worldwide® the 25th most powerfully licensed brand globally. WWD reported “Kathy Ireland has gone from being the California girl to building a $2 Billion brand with her name attached to more than 15,000 skus carried at more than 50k stores, all with the promise of simplifying women’s lives.” According to Fairchild Publications, “Kathy Ireland is one of the fifty most influential people in fashion.”
kathy ireland Worldwide® offers designs in Home, Office, Weddings, Baby Products, Fashion, Fine Jewelry, Destination Properties, Publishing and More…
Kathy is a motivational speaker, whose talks have included audiences at… AIPAC in Washington DC, The United Nations, The National Association of Women Business Owners, Ernst and Young, and The Forbes Global CEO conference in Dubai.
Kathy is the author of six books, a wife and mother of 3, and a global, human rights activist.
Kathy Ireland, is CEO and Chief Designer of kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®), a design and marketing firm.
Forbes Magazine reports kiWW® as a “2 billion dollar business model”. License Global Magazine names kiWW® the 25th most powerfully licensed brand, globally. kiWW® offers designs in Fashion, Weddings, Home, Office and More…