Kate is the Chief Operating Officer of the Braintrust Consulting Group where she specializes in working with executives and C-level professionals as well as serving as an Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer®. Before co-founding The Braintrust Consulting Group, Kate worked as a Project Manager and then ScrumMaster and Coach for the global leader in Corporate Actions automation. Kate co-chaired Scrum Gathering Orlando 2016, and is a Global Gathering Program Advisor for the Scrum Alliance. She has presented at the Scrum Gatherings in Atlanta (2012) and Las Vegas (2013) and at Agile 2012. She has been a Coaches Clinic volunteer at various Scrum Gatherings and the Agile 2016 conference. Before moving to the United States, Kate received her bachelor’s degree in Information Management from the Queen’s University of Belfast in Northern Ireland.