Kat serves as the Associate Director for Strategy and Business Development at IdeaSpace. In this role, she leads initiatives concerning company sustainability and growth, collaborating closely with startup ecosystem partners.
Kat draws on her experience working with senior management in corporate development, capital markets and process engineering positions, and at IdeaSpace, advises startups on scaling and growing share, fundraising and improving efficiency and profitability.
Kat completed her undergraduate degree at Carnegie Mellon University, obtaining a B.Sc in Materials Science and Engineering, with a double major in Business Administration. Kat advocates for spurring innovation and ‘techno-preneurship’ as an engine for driving economic growth and global competitiveness in emerging economies.