Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge was born in Italy and grew up in Switzerland and France. Her broad background includes a degree from Sciences Po in Paris and a Master's degree in Law from the Sorbonne. In 1988, Ketty Maisonrouge founded KM & Co., specializing in Luxury Innovation, assisting luxury firms and start ups in branding, financing and long term strategies. Her extensive client list has included Chaumet, Christofle, Damiani, Trussardi, Puiforcat, the Italian Trade Office, Hermès, Escada, and La Biennale des Antiquaires.
She is also the co-founder and board member of a few start-ups, including Savelli; a board member of J. Mendel; and a senior advisor to The Gores Group. In 2004, Maisonrouge joined the Columbia Business School faculty as Adjunct Professor and teaches the master class "Marketing of Luxury Products."
Maisonrouge has served as the U.S. Representative of the French auction house Tajan and the Comité Colbert, an association of over 70 French luxury companies, in addition to being the president of the Luxury Education Foundation since 2004. In 2001 she was awarded the title of Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite by the French government and the title of Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur in 2009. She lives in New York with her husband and two sons.