Katie brings more than 15 years of experience in building and scaling teams at high-growth technology companies to her role as an instructor. As Senior Director of Partnerships for Instagram, she successfully built and managed a global partnerships team of over 60 people where she helped individuals and brands cultivate stronger relationships with their fans. Prior to this, Katie held leadership positions at Facebook and Google, where she led teams focused on customer marketing, product marketing communications, and operations. Katie is also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC). She holds a B.A. in Economics and a M.A. in Psychology from Stanford University.