Co-Founder | LifestyleCX
Kate has 25+ years in technology and strategic marketing, focusing on helping companies grow, go public and secure venture capital funding. LifestyleCX, her current women run venture which she started with two cofounders, is a groundbreaking AI based platform that brings transparency and insight to the massive senior care market through a free app for consumers and a SaaS based offering for providers.
In 2012 Kate led the groundbreaking influencer marketing company Collective Bias, which quickly scaled off of a Series A round of $10.5 million and was sold for $100M in November, 2016. Early to the party of emerging media, she started two social media and mobile based businesses before 2008. Having started her career in strategic communications, she spent 7 years at Gartner where she built global PR. In ‘97 Kate created the U.S. and European analyst relations program for KPMG Consulting and helped the firm go public.
Having been part of 7 startups, Kate has offered her time as a volunteer SCORE counselor since 2009 and mentors and coaches business owners and entrepreneurs of all ages and stripes. She believes in the transformative power of personal networks and advises that if yours isn’t working for you that you should 1) focus on what you want and ask for it 2) figure out how you can help someone else 3) watch things take off.