Kathy is responsible for audience-focused content planning and development, with the OpenStack Foundation Marketing team. She is also responsible for the OpenStack Foundation's primary relationship with OPNFV. She brings a wealth of experience from IBM Corporation, where she held various marketing positions including all aspects of product marketing, product launch management, events and alliance marketing primarily focused on Linux and other open source technologies. Kathy holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science and Professional Certified Marketer designation from the American Marketing Association. Kathy and her husband Tony reside in Austin, TX. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, musical theater, entertaining, reading and spending time with family and friends.