BACKGROUND

Kat has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and successful business leader. She is particularly passionate around creating successful change, innovation and exploring what's next. 

Kat co-founded the award winning creative agency Exopolis in 2001 (acquired in 2010). Over this 10-year period, Exopolis grew from 4 to 45 people, straddled all creative platforms and communications channels, won numerous awards in both the marketing / advertising and entertainment spaces and grossed over $30M in revenue. 

Kat is one of the founding members of the Society of Digital Agencies (SoDA) as well as a founding board member of Boulder Digital Works, a seminal post-graduate education program catering to the business, creative and technology leaders of the future.

As an early champion for culture and community, Kat started her career working for non-profit art centers and museums such as Washington DC's Project for the Arts, San Francisco Asian Art Museum and SF ArtSpace. She moved to NYC to work with renowned organizations Central Park SummerStage and Radio City Music Hall. She then collaborated with artist and musician, David Byrne, for over 7 years helping run his music label, Luaka Bop.