Graduate Diploma in Terrorism & Security Studies - Charles Sturt University
Master of Tertiary Education - University of Melbourne
Master of Management - Macquarie Graduate School of Management
Graduate Certificate of Business - University of Sydney
Kate was certified in information security in 2017, was awarded: Graduate Diploma in Terrorism and Security Studies from Charles Sturt University, Master of Tertiary Education (Management) from University of Melbourne, and Master of Management (Macquarie University).
She is co-founder of several startups, and has extensive experience in senior executive roles, working for diverse organisations such as Citibank, General Electric, AMP, Westfield (now Scentre Group), and NSW Treasury. Kate has extensive experience in the successful delivery of digital, data, ICT, and change projects across organisations of diverse sizes.
Previously Kate lectured in postgraduate information systems and accounting at Macquarie University. She also delivered TAFE level courses in business and management in the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation.
Kate was co-founder of two Internet of Things (IoT) startups (Moorescloud with Mark Pesce, and IoTM) and is currently an adviser to several startups. She was also co-founder of Social Innovation Sydney (with Selena Griffith from 2005-2017), a group that helped change makers connect with one another and built-up networks to drive social innovation in Australia.
In 2023 she started the Data Revolution podcast. The Data Revolution podcast is about exploring the intersections between business intelligence, data analytics, AI, privacy, data protection, cyber and information security.
In 2014 Kate was named as one of Australia’s most powerful women in technology by Smart Company magazine. More recently, Kate was named among the 2021 Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 (BT150), which is an elite list that recognizes the top global executives leading business transformation efforts in their organisations. She was also named on the:
In 2023 she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by B&T at the Women Leading Tech awards.
Over the past few years Kate has been working on the front lines of the intersection between data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, data protection, cyber and information security.
* This is an advisory role that provides Microsoft leaders with customer insights, real-world voices and insights
New book, as editor and contributor, due out shortly on Education in the age of Corona: Pandemic pivots and productive portals
In 2018 she edited and contributed to a book which includes 21 chapters on “Visual tools for developing student capacity for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship” (Edited by Griffith, S., Caruthers, K., Bliemel, M.) Common Ground Publishing (Champaign, IL): Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain series.