Hi, I’m Katy.


Achieving creativity comes from a source of open communication, heartfelt passion, play, application, and commitment. Beyond work, I live a balanced, healthy life and occasionally enjoy painting, discussing philosophy, improv comedy, and cooking.

Speaking Engagements

SXSW Panelist 2016 — Hardware on Kickstarter

Join Kickstarter's John Dimatos for a primer on Hardware on Kickstarter: the world's largest community of people dedicated to bringing creative projects to life. In this panel, you'll hear from 3 experienced creators on tips and best practices for how to craft a great campaign, rally a community around your project, and make your idea a reality.

DO Lectures USA 2015 — Impossible is Possible

It’s a simple idea, invite the Doers of the world, the movers and the shakers together to inspire the rest of us to DO too. The DO is an intimate gathering. 80 attendees and 15 speakers whose stories act as the catalyst for conversation, where ideas grow, vulnerability is embraced and people leave slightly different to when they arrived.

World's Maker Faire 2015 — Size Matters

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the maker movement.

IDSA International Conference 2015 — Exchange Communities

A panel of experts discuss the democratization of product design, from a corporate to an individual venture. With large companies thinking differently, so is the definition of the next great industrial designer.

Awards & Accolades

Austin Chamber of Commerce A-List Award — Emerging Startup Recipient 2016

Core77 Open Design Award — Professional Winner 2015

Austin Startup Awards Nominee — Female Founder of the Year 2015

Bert Rice Award — Syracuse University, Most Promising Industrial Design Graduate 2014