Kim Keenan joined Odyssey Media as Executive Vice President of Marketing & Research and General Counsel in January 2018. Previously, she served as the President and CEO of Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council. Keenan also serves as Co-Chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance where she speaks and writes on innovation and opportunity in telecommunications. Prior to taking the helm at MMTC, Keenan served as General Counsel and Secretary of the NAACP, the oldest, the largest and most recognized grassroots civil rights organization in the world. She is the longest-serving female General Counsel in the history of the NAACP. Keenan has also served as principal of her own law firm and in the litigation practices of two nationally recognized law firms.
She is a past president of the 100,000+ member District of Columbia Bar as well as the National Bar Association. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Spirit of Democracy Award from the NCBCP, the Media Executive of the Year from Vote It Loud, the NAACP Medgar Evers Award for Excellence, and the Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award from the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.