Kate is Chief Executive Officer of Act-On and oversees the strategic direction of the company. Kate is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in public and private high tech and software companies. Prior to being named CEO, Kate served as Chief Financial Officer for Act-On, where she was responsible for all of the financial, accounting, planning, and human resource aspects of the business. Before joining Act-On, Kate spent six years as Chief Accounting Officer and VP of Finance for Jive Software, where she played a leading role in the company’s IPO process, including building a global finance and accounting organization that supported and scaled with the company from $20 million in revenue to over $175 million.
Additionally, Kate’s previous experiences included leadership roles overseeing complex global accounting teams with responsibility for all facets of accounting, including complex revenue recognition; banking and debt relationships; international statutory accounting; and establishing and maintaining the ongoing external reporting requirements of a public company. Kate’s prior positions included Senior Director and Corporate Controller at InFocus, and positions at Xerox and Tektronix. Kate has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Oregon State University.