Prior to working closely with Mission Measurement since 2012, Perry was a Senior Vice President in Corporate & Government Affairs at Kraft Foods and President of the Kraft Foods Foundation. During her seven years with Kraft, Perry was a key advisor to the Chairman and CEO, Irene Rosenfeld, leading Kraft’s corporate communications, global community involvement and global public policy/government affairs.
Perry started her career on the agency side, spending nearly fifteen years with leading communications firms including Shandwick and Burson-Marsteller. In 2000, she became Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Unilever in North America, where she also served on the HPC-NA management board and the Board of the Unilever US Foundation.
Perry has broad experience in international business. For most of the 1990s, Perry lived and worked overseas – based first in Singapore, then Russia and finally the UK. In 2005, Perry was an adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University, where she taught courses on globalization, ethics and diversity. In 2007, she co-authored the award winning book Get Ahead by Going Abroad.
She is a blogger for The Huffington Post, a member of both the Advisory Board for the Clinton Global Initiative and the Corporate Partnership Council for Save the Children. She is also a former member of the National Board of the Girl Scouts of the USA and remains an active advocate for women and girls around the world.