Melissa L. Kaeser

Associate Dean of Marketing and Strategic Communications


Melissa Kaeser joined Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as Associate Dean, Marketing & Strategic Communications in Spring 2016. She brings to Northwestern over a decade of experience as a marketing executive at global consumer packaged goods companies. Melissa spent a majority of her career at PepsiCo, focused on brand strategy, marketing activation, and innovation. Melissa started her career at Deloitte Consulting, where she led change management initiatives for Fortune 500 companies including Kraft Foods and Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.

Melissa is a proud Northwestern University alum, holding an undergraduate degree in Psychology and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management. She is based in Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Scott, and two young children, Evan and Lillian.

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