Kevin Bird

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Bird, Shepard’s Chief Executive Officer since the winter of 2022, leverages over two decades of sales and industry experience to optimize business efficiency and propel growth in dynamic markets. His career is characterized by a consistent track record of building high-achieving sales teams and delivering outstanding results in streamlining business operations. Bird leads Shepard with a forward-focused vision, emphasizing growth and direction while upholding a strong sense of accountability. 
In his current role, Bird shapes the organization’s long-term strategy, with a strong emphasis on cultivating a positive internal culture that fuels growth and improves business outcomes for Shepard’s customers. As the former Executive Vice President of Sales at Shepard, he spearheaded initiatives promoting innovation in sales, marketing, and the introduction of new products and services, all while maintaining a steadfast commitment to driving profitability and customer satisfaction.  
Before his tenure at Shepard, Kevin Bird played a pivotal role at Nielsen Business Media (now Emerald Expositions) as the Group Show Director for their healthcare event portfolio. 
Kevin Bird, CEO, Shepard Exposition Services

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