Founder & President, RedKatalyst
Katherine “Kat” Nelson is RedKatalyst’s President and Founder. She is truly the Kat-of-all-trades who drives the strategy and growth of many of her clients. Kat has consulted with hundreds of organization over the course of her career and has specialized expertise in marketing, finance, customer and product development, and process management. Previously, she was part of the senior leadership team at Obtiva, one of the hottest independent software development shops in the country when it was acquired by Groupon in 2011. She’s a frequent speaker at industry events like the Web 2.0 conference in New York and TechWeek in Chicago, and is called upon to speak on topics like finding your inner passion, how to develop your sales strategy, to getting your business unstuck. She loves to meet new people, mentor, speak, support start-up initiatives, and stay nimble.