She is a Certified Information Security Manager and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in terrorism and cybersecurity.
Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate was appointed as a Microsoft Regional Director for her work in cybersecurity in 2020 (this is an advisory role that provides Microsoft leaders with the customer insights and real-world voices).
Kate was named among the 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 as one of the Global Top 100 Data Visionaries – 2020.
She is currently working at the intersection of analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.
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.